Marjorie L. Coe
1954 - 2021
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Marjorie L. Coe

Salinas - Marjorie L. Coe (Marji) went to be with the Lord Sunday night, December 20th, after a long battle with cancer. Her husband and all her children were at her bedside when she departed peacefully. She was born on February 14, 1954 in Petoskey, Michigan to James and Martha Love as the fourth of five children and had resided in Prunedale, California with her family since 1984.

Pursuing God was a lifelong goal for Marji, and fed her love for other people, learning, and nature. She made friends easily wherever she went, volunteered often in the community, and was very active in local church communities throughout her life. She was an announcer for the California High School Rodeo Association District 4, and loved encouraging all the young competitors. Her involvement also included many Bible studies, women's ministries, and TUMI, a Prison Fellowship program in Soledad. Her love toward everyone built myriad relationships, while she especially enjoyed opportunities to teach.

To Marji, the world was a gigantic classroom for learning; her curiosity and interests knew no bounds, and she loved to share that with others and help them learn. She loved reading books and had an extensive library. A natural teacher, she taught English at the YMCA in Taiwan, where she first met her husband, and later homeschooled all three of her children.

Marji held a deep appreciation for nature, and enjoyed caring for a wide variety of animals and plants, especially her dogs, cats, chickens, and horses. She loved a good sunset and liked to share the view from her driveway in the Prunedale hills.

Marji is survived by her husband of 40 years, Conway; son Andrew, daughter-in-law Janelle, and grandson Jacob; son Aaron; daughter Lydia and son-in-law Clayton; and four siblings David, Julie, Ruth, and Steve.

A memorial service will be scheduled in the new year.

Funeral Arrangements by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home.

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Published in The Salinas Californian from Dec. 29, 2020 to Jan. 1, 2021.
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January 3, 2021
Dear Love Family,
We were so saddened to hear of Marji's passing just before Christmas. We all have so many fond memories of the many connections between your family and ours at Bruce Beach. I for one can barely count the hours spent in your cottage with various groups, and of course, your parents and ours were great friends and tennis companions long into their older ages. Marji was a wonderfully warm and fun-loving presence in all our lives. What a smile and laugh she had!! Our deepest sympathies to you all on your loss,
David Fallis, on behalf of the Fallis family
David Fallis
January 1, 2021
I was so fortunate to be one of the recipients of a Women's Bible Study led by Marji. She was a gifted speaker and a scholar of the Word of God. Most evenings, Marji would not only have us all on the edge of our seats, but in fits of laughter. Anyone could learn under Marji's teaching. One on one, Marji was the type of person who would ask questions, because she wanted to learn more about you. She loved the Lord, and it reflected in her relationships with others. Her smile truly lit up a room. She was a stand out type of person, who made such a difference in so many lives. Marji will be sorely missed by a multitude of people. My prayers go out to the entire Coe family during this very difficult time.
Noelle Griffin
December 29, 2020
My condolences to the family . May you find comfort in your treasured memories
and Gods promise to return our loved ones . 1st Thessalonians 4 : 13 & 14 .
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