Marjorie V. Bobowik

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BIG RAPIDS -- Marjorie V. Bobowik, 98, of Big Rapids, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Metron of Big Rapids.

She was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Blanchard, the daughter of Clarence and Effie (VanAlstine) Stafford, and lived in the Big Rapids area most of her life. Marge worked as a waitress for Bower's and Casa Nova restaurants, and also worked for a time at Wolverine World Wide.

At age 84, Marge became a senior companion to the residents at Altercare of Big Rapids. She enjoyed playing Kismet and cards, especially pinochle and euchre. Marge was a fan of country music and loved to dance!

She is survived by one son, Allen Mosher, of Big Rapids; one daughter, Deborah Borst, of Big Rapids; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Marge was preceded in death by two daughters, Viola Szpiech and Linda McDonald; son-in-law, Stanley Szpiech; daughter-in-law, Patricia Mosher; grandson, Stephen Szpiech; sisters, Ruth Raub, Thelma Ferris, Evelyn Stafford, Genevieve Korsky, Linnie Rooker, Opal Voss and Virginia Sebela; stepbrother, Vernon Hileman; and her special friend, Wayne Frary.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at the Mohnke Funeral Home in Big Rapids. Burial will be in the West Cemetery in Green Township. Marge's family will greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the funeral home, and prior to services on Wednesday. Memorial contributions in her name may be made for the , with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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Published in Big Rapids Pioneer on Jan. 14, 2019
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