Marjorie Maeltzer


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Posted Online: April 26, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Marjorie S. Maeltzer, 93, of Geneseo passed away on April 25, 2013, at Hammond-Henry Long Term Care, Geneseo.
A funeral service celebrating her life will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 29, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Geneseo. The Rev. Chris Bushre will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation for Marjorie will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Vandemore Funeral Homes, Geneseo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to St John's Lutheran Church.
Marjorie was born on Nov. 24, 1919, in Galva, the daughter of James and Sadie Shirley Moline. She was united in marriage to Boyd Wilhelm Maeltzer on Jan. 10, 1943, in Kahoka, Mo. He preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 1978.
Marjorie was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, St. John's Married Couples Club, LWML and Woman's-Ladies Aid Group. She enjoyed fishing trips, playing buck and cribbage and bowling. She also quilted at Good Samaritan Village for many years as a volunteer.
She is survived by two sons, Ronald Maeltzer, Geneseo, and Daniel (Roselyn) Maeltzer, Osco; two daughters, Shirley (James) Dahl, and Geneseo, Nancy (Don) Rice, Geneseo; a sister, Mikki Moline, Las Vegas, Nev.; six grandchildren, Nicole (Bryan) Kubiak, Laura (Brent) Anderson, Michael (Jan) Dahl, Kindra (John) Thompson, Bill (Sue) Johnson and Scott (Kim) Johnson; 11 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her husband, Boyd; two brothers; and a sister.
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