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Marjorie “Marge” Dobbs, age 93

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 19th, 2013

Marjorie “Marge” Dobbs, age 93 of Madison, died at Bethel Lutheran Home on February 12, 2013.

Marjorie Helen Becker was born on July 4, 1919 near Egan, SD to Edward and Myrtle (Crow) Becker.

She grew up near Egan graduating from Egan High School. She married Eugene Dobbs at Colman on August 23, 1939. They farmed in LeRoy Township, Lake County, until moving to Madison in 1967. She worked as a clerk at the Emporium Gift Shop and Galloway's Fabric. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and the Friendly Neighbors Club. She enjoyed sewing and baking chocolate chip cookies. Her husband preceded her in death in 2003.

She is survived by three sons: Ron (Verdonna) of Spicer, MN, Jack (Nancy) of Raymore, MO and Joe (Jolene) of Rapid City, SD; one daughter: Nancy (Craig) Keupp of Tucson, AZ; eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister in infancy.

Funeral Mass was held February 16, 2013 at St Thomas Aquinas Church with Rev DeWayne Kayser officating. Burial in the church cemetery.


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