Beulah, N.D.: Mass of Christian burial for Marjorie Marge Stroh, 87, of Beulah, ND, and formerly Aberdeen, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Aberdeen. Father Edward Pierce will be officiating.
Marjorie's wishes were to be cremated, and burial of her cremated remains will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Schriver's Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements.
Marjorie passed away Friday, May 27, 2011, at the Knife River Care Center in Beulah.
Friends may sign her online guest book at schriversmemorial.com.
Marjorie Patricia Metzinger was born February 2, 1924, to Frank and Flora (Davis) Metzinger at Onaka, SD, where she was raised and attended school. At the age of 12, her mother passed away and she moved to Aberdeen to live with her loving sister, Ella (Morris) Smith and their family. She graduated from Aberdeen Central High School in 1942. She worked various jobs in Aberdeen.
Marjorie married Adam Kelly Stroh in October of 1946. They had two children. She sold Stanley home products for many years and also worked at Maurice's as a sales clerk for 17 years.
Marjorie was active in PTA, bowling, Women of the Moose, Zonta, Sacred Heart Altar Society, the Red Hatters, VFW, and recently the Senior Center. She also volunteered at Avera St. Luke's, the Roncalli Nearly New Shop and the Literacy Club.
In October of 2009, she moved to Beulah, ND, to be closer to family.
Surviving Marjorie are her daughter, Pat (Rick) Mathes of Beulah, ND; her son, Mike Stroh of Valencia, CA; four grandchildren: Pam (Jeff) Frank, Beth (Donovan) Rathjen, both of Beulah, and Chris Stroh and Patrick Stroh, both of Valencia, CA; special niece, Bonnie (Rich) Lebay; nephew, Bob (Gloria) Smith; and special friends: Carrie Lang, Micky Gefre and Mylis Husby.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and 10 siblings.
Condolences may be sent to Marge Stroh's family at 700 1st St. NW, Beulah, ND 58523.