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Majorie I. Moede

Died: Saturday, January 05, 2013
Age: 91
Marjorie I. Moede, 91, New Holstein, formerly of Lake Geneva, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the Homestead Nursing Home in New Holstein.

She was born Aug. 20, 1921, in Bangor, the daughter of Oscar and Emma Severson Erickson. She married Bernard Moede in 1940 at the Fish Creek Lutheran Church in Rockland. He preceded her in death in 1979.

She was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lake Geneva.

Marjorie is survived by two daughters, Karen (Michael) Schroeder, Keil, and Jean (Gary) McKenzie, Tucson, Ariz.; a son, James (JoCarol) Moede, Lake Geneva; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lake Geneva, with the Rev. Mark Kaesmeir officiating. Visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church. The Steinke Funeral Home, Lake Geneva, assisted the family with arrangements. For the online guest registry, go to www.steinkefuneralhomeinc.com.

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