Marjorie J Winter (1922 - 2018)

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Marjorie J. Winter was born in her grandparents' home in Pottawattamie County, six miles north of the Winter farm in Mills County which grandpa Winter bought in 1902. Her parents were Henry and Martha (Frohardt) Winter. She grew up in a brick house that was built in 1868 and had no electricity, it still stands today. A new house was built in 1964 which had electricity.
Marjorie and her brother Glenn graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1941. She attended UNO for two years and taught public school near Mineola from 1943-1946, Kokomo school in Colorado from 1951-1952, a school in Twin Lakes, Colo. from 1957-1962 and Pitts Elementary School in Leadville, Colo., from 1962-1974.
Marjorie did missionary work starting Sunday school and teaching Bible classes in small towns and rural areas in the Colorado Rocky Mountains for nine years and did some substitute teaching in schools when needed. Marjorie came back to Iowa when her parents needed her and worked in the library at Grace University from 1974-1983 in Omaha.
She was preceded in death by her father in 1980, mother in 2000, and her brother Glenn in 1963. Marjorie is survived by her cousins and many friends.
Funeral services were held on Friday at 10:30 at the Hoy Kilnoski Funeral Home. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Southview Bible Church in Council Bluffs.
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Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home - Council Bluffs
1221 N. 16th ST
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(402) 639-7788
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Published in The Opinion-Tribune on Apr. 11, 2018