Marjorie L. Rice
Marjorie L. Rice nee Vance, age 80, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center.
Survived by her loving husband, Jack Rice; daughters, Karen (Gregg) Block, Julie Rice Zurek (David Zurek) and Linda (Jeff) West; grandchildren, Josh Ragusa, Lindsey (Kalani) Snyder, Jeff (Thea) Block, Ryan (Liz) Zurek and Kevin (Kim) Zurek; five great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents, George and Viola (Sprague) Vance.
Born in Joliet, a lifelong resident. Graduated from the Moody Bible Institute. Attended Larkin Baptist Church. Marjorie was known for her interest in genealogy, she wrote several books and spoke at various conventions on the subject. Her business was Faces from the Past, reuniting photos with families. She volunteered at numerous organizations including Crisis Line and Joliet Area Community Hospice.
Funeral Services will be held, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, with Rev. Kevin Comfort officiating. Private Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation Monday 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until time of services.
In lieu of flowers memorials in Marjorie's name to the donor's choice would be appreciated.
Published by The Herald-News from Apr. 14 to Apr. 16, 2017.