Marjorie S. Maeltzer, 93, of Geneseo passed away April 25, 2013 at Hammond-Henry Long Term Care in Geneseo. A funeral service celebrating her life will be 10:30 am on Monday, April 29, 2013 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Geneseo. Rev. Chris Bushre will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation for Marjorie will be from 2-4 pm on Sunday at Vandemore Funeral Homes, Ltd., Geneseo. In lieu of flowers memorials may be left to St John’s Lutheran Church.
Marjorie was born on November 24, 1919 in Galva, IL. the daughter of James and Sadie (Shirley) Moline. She was united in marriage to Boyd Wilhelm Maeltzer on January 10, 1943 in Kahoka, MO. He preceded her in death November 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 2 sons: Ronald Maeltzer of Geneseo, Daniel (Roselyn) Maeltzer of Osco; 2 daughters: Shirley (James) Dahl of Geneseo, Nancy (Don) Rice of Geneseo; 1 sister: Mikki Moline of Las Vegas, NV; 6 grandchildren: Nicole (Bryan) Kubiak, Laura (Brent) Anderson, Michael (Jan) Dahl, Kindra (John) Thompson, Bill (Sue) Johnson, Scott (Kim) Johnson; 11 great grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded by her husband Boyd, 2 brothers, and 1 sister.