Marjorie Evelyn Herr Riensche|
February 20, 1921 - July 27, 2013
Salem Marjorie Evelyn Herr Riensche passed away July 27, 2013. Interment was at Restlawn Memory Gardens, Salem, Oregon. A memorial service will be held at 2pm, August 27th at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Salem. In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Mark Lutheran Church.
Marjorie was born February 20th, 1921 to Elvin and Ida Herr, in Marion County near Central Howell School and grew up on a farm in the area. In 1939 Marjorie and Paul married at Immanuel Mennonite Church, Pratum, Oregon.
She was a selfless supporter of Paul during both their farming years and their years of ministry. After the children were raised she did volunteer work for a number of organizations, such as King County Cancer and Heart Society and Cascade Nursing Home. When Paul passed away in 2004 they had been happily married 64 years. They raised a daughter and four sons, Janet (Gary), Phillip (Carolyn), Gary (who passed away in 1963), Robert, and David (Kirsti). Mom and dad are survived by eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.
Published in StatesmanJournal on Aug. 21, 2013