Marjorie Louise Park, 87 years of age of Greeley, Colorado
Funeral Services for Marjorie L. Park will be conducted from the Evangelical Free Church in Oxford, Nebraska on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Wes Holen officiating. Interment will be in the Oxford Cemetery.
Marjorie Louise Park, 87 years of age, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 in Greeley, Colorado. She was born in rural Harlan County at the family home, northeast of Oxford, on June 4, 1926, to Edward and Jessie (Finton) Stump. She was the eighth child of six girls and four boys.
On October 17, 1942, she was united in marriage to Vern Park in Holdrege, Nebraska, shortly after starting her senior year at Oxford High School. They had four children, Fern in 1943, Jerry in 1944, Edward in 1946 and Doug in 1950. The family later moved to Greeley, Colorado in 1957.
Marjorie enjoyed staying home to raise the children and continued to provide daycare for most of her life.
Marjorie enjoyed needlework and other crafts. She especially enjoyed watching the Denver Broncos play football on Sundays.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vern in 1996; sons, Doug Park in 1967 and Edward Park in 2011; her daughter, Fern Dietz in 2007; along with all her siblings.
Marjorie is survived by her son, Jerry Park and his wife, Pam of Greeley, Colorado; daughter in law, Gerry Park of Albuquerque, New Mexico; son in law, Larry Dietz of Oxford; her grandchildren; great grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; along with many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Mitchell-Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Oxford.
A memorial has been established in Marjorie's honor and will be designated at a later date.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the family at www.nelsonbauerfh.com
The Mitchell-Nelson-Funeral Home in Oxford, Nebraska is in charge of the local arrangements.
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