March 16, 1920-July 1, 2014
MARSHALL - Mass of Christian Burial for Marjorie Verdeck, 94, of Marshall will be at 2 p.m. today at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.
Marjorie died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.
Marjorie C (Pape) Verdeck was born on March 16, 1920, in Underwood Township, Redwood County, to John and Clara (Wittry) Pape. She graduated from Milroy High School in 1938. On Jan. 30, 1940, Marjorie was united in marriage to Francis "Pat" Verdeck at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Milroy. The couple farmed and raised their girls in Clifton Township. After Pat's death, Marjorie moved to Marshall. She worked for the A and W cafe in the mall after she moved to town. Marjorie was an avid Twins fan. She also enjoyed playing cards and bingo at Hill Street, baking pies, gardening and helping on the farm. She was active in the Council of Catholic Women with her cooking in the kitchen for events in Carlin Hall.
Survivors include her daughter Bonnie Larson of Apple Valley; granddaughter Michelle (and John) Rock of Shakopee; three great-grandchildren; Tyler, Casey and Caitlin; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Francis "Pat", daughter Beverly, sisters; Betty Hoflock and Annabel Turbes and brother Bud Pape and the Verdeck in-laws.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors