Funeral services for Marjorie (Stanzel) Fairchild, age 91, of Spencer, Iowa, formerly of Sioux Rapids, were held Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at First United Church in Sioux Rapids. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at martinmatticefuneralhhome.com
Marjorie and her husband, Jared, wintered in Green Valley, Ariz. for 39 years. Marjorie passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.
She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Jared Fairchild of Spencer, IA; daughters, Judith (Loren) Jepsen, Plymouth, MN and Green Valley, AZ, and Gale (Larry) Rittscher of Sioux Rapids, IA and Mission, TX; grandchildren, Cynthia (Roland) Gerodias of Storm Lake, IA, and Angela (Brian) Fay of Spencer, IA; great-granddaughter, Cheyenne Fay; her brother, Don Stanzel of Spencer, IA; and several nieces and nephews.