NEW ULM – Marjorie Mack, 88, of New Ulm died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at the Sleepy Eye Care Center.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, SOUTH CHAPEL, in New Ulm with Pastor Robert Mehltretter officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in New Ulm.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Friday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, SOUTH CHAPEL, in New Ulm.
To sign the guest book or to leave an online condolence for her family go to: www.mvfh.org.
Marjorie is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Karen Ahlbrecht of New Ulm, Marlene and Ron Lewis of Titusville, Fla., Wendy and Harold Parsons of Inver Grove Heights, Sharla Sander of Franklin; son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Ruth Mack of New Ulm; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carol and David Marks of Ruthven, Iowa, Jeanette and Clyde DeBoom of Worthington; brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Shari Dale of Worthington; former sister-in-law, Eileen Thies of Grand Rapids, Michigan; and by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Orlin Mack on Nov. 10, 2012; a son Russell Mack in infancy; son-in-law, Rodney Sander; sisters, June and Dorothy; and by her brothers, Leroy and Allen.
Marjorie Lucille Dale was born on February 19, 1925 in Rural Fairfax to Henry A. and Laura H. (Von Sprecken) Dale. She attended country school and graduated from Fairfax High School with the class of 1942. On June 21, 1945, Marjorie was united in marriage to Orlin Mack at Fort Ridgley Dale in Fairfax. Marjorie worked at Hoffmann’s Furniture, Nancy’s Bridal Shop, Kenmars Bridal Shop, and Edwards Bridal Shop, all located in New Ulm. She also did upholstery out of her home for a few years. Marjorie was a 4-H leader for twenty years, a member of the Home Demonstration Club, and the Minnesota Soil Conservation. She enjoyed sewing, canning, cooking, gardening, and flowers. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. Marjorie was a member of Christ Our Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mankato. Memorials are preferred to the donor’s choice.