Marjorie A. Morland, age 83, of Eldridge,Ia. formerly of Alpha, Il died Monday, February 1, 2016 in her home. Mass of Christian burial is 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at St. John's Catholic Church in Woodhull. Burial is in the Alpha Cemetery. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials may be left to St. John's Catholic Church or Meals on Wheels. Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
Marjorie was born August 19, 1932 in Alpha, IL to Leroy and Florence Lee Forsyth. She graduated from AlWood High School in 1950. She married Dean Elgstrand August 25, 1950 in Andover, IL. He died August 1953. She later married Kenneth Morland February 4, 1956 in Woodhull, IL. He died in 1998.
She was employed as a secretary for Elmer Fischer, AlWood's Superintendent of Schools. She was later employed as a clerk at Buban Sundry in Alpha until retiring in 1975. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Woodhull, Altar Society and Red Hat Society. She was an avid bowler and loved ceramics and reading.
Marjorie is survived by one daughter: Becky (Ken) Schoenthaler of Donahue, Iowa; 2 grandsons: Chad (Dawn) Schoenthaler of Donahue, IA and Jeremy "Joe" (Tracy) Schoenthaler of rural Dixon, IA; 7 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Her parents; husbands; one brother: Jim preceded her in death.
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Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016, 11:00am, St John's Catholic Church