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Marguerite "Marge" L. Woodward, born on December 30, 1932 in Manhattan, N.Y., the only child of Wallace and Impie (Saari) Lageson, enered into God's Kingdom on August 16, 2013 at the age of 80 years. A Previous resident of Redwood City, Calif., and Paradise, Calif., Marge moved to loomis, Calif., in 1968 where she made her home. Marge graduated from the College of the Pacific. She married her college sweetheart, Earl Woodward on June 28, 1958. A Devoted homemaker and substitute teacher, Marge was the proud mother of adopted twin daughters. She belonged to several organizations, including Loomis Quilt and Fiber Guild, American Sewing Guild, Prayer Shawl Ministry, Linus International, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Order of the Eastern Star, Finlandia Club and the Oxbow Yacht Club. For the past 50 years, Marge and Earl hosted a 4th of July Family Reunion at their home which included family from as far away as Finland. She is survived by her cherished twin daughters, Lynn Harris (Neal) of Reedley, Calif., and Susan (Karl) Tippets of Paradise, Calif.; devoted Grandmother of Heidi and Kent Harris and Robert and Michelle Tippets. Also survived by two sisters-in-law, Gladys Ceciliani and Aline Perry, two brothers-in-law, Frank Coelho and Jack Perry and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl, sister-in-law, Margo Coelho and brother-in-law, Arnold Woodward. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday September 28, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Loomis, 6414 Brace Road, Loomis, Calif. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817 or Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, 2nd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540. Please visit www.lambertfuneral.com to share in her life story.
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Sept. 19, 2013