MARJORIE (MARGE) DUNHAM FREEPORT - Marjorie (Marge) Dunham, of Freeport, IL., went to her eternal rest on May 19, 2013, at Provena St, Joseph Nursing home. Marge was born Oct. 24, 1930, in Monroe, Iowa, to Carl and Marie Rinehart, both having preceded her in death. Also preceding her were her three brothers, Carol Francis Rinehart(inf), Doyle Rinehart and Donald Rinehart. On May 14, 1950, Marge was united in marriage to Francis (Frank) Dunham, in Knoxville, Iowa. To this union three sons were born, Gregory and Douglas, both of Freeport, IL, and Robert of Appleton, Wis. Marge was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved being with her family. She is survived by her husband, Francis (Frank); son, Gregory and his wife, Lianne of Freeport; son, Douglas of Freeport; son, Robert and his wife, Valerie of Appleton, Wis.; grandson, Scott and his wife, Megan of Aurora, IL; granddaughter, Alexis of Freeport, IL; granddaughter, Emily of Woodbury, MN; grandson, Anthony of Carmel IN; granddaughter, Abigail of New Brighton, MN; as well as a large number of friends and acquaintances throughout the country. Marjorie loved Christian Women's Club. She served as Chairwoman for 2 years in Elgin, IL. She also helped start a new club in Lakeland, FL, and served as Chairwoman for 2 years. She also was a member of PEO in Florida. She loved traveling and camping, knitting, crocheting and craft work She loved all kinds of music and playing the piano and organ. She sang in church choirs many years. She was a woman of deep faith. Teaching Sunday School classes and some Bible Studies. She also served as organist at a church in Lakeland, FL. Marge also known for her portrayal of "Lucy Lou Lolly" for her Zion Church Senior family. There will be a Memorial Service held at 11a.m. Saturday, June 1, with reception following at Zion Church, which is located at 4292 W. Stephenson Road, Freeport, IL 61032. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to Zion Church Music Ministry, in her memory. Please visit www.walkermortuary.com to leave a condolence, light a candle, or send flowers.
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Published in The Journal-Standard from May 22 to May 23, 2013