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Marjorie A. Ferris

June 23, 1938 ~ April 4, 2018 (age 79)

Obituary

Marjorie A. Ferris, age 79, of Battle Creek passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family following a long illness.

Marjorie was born June 23, 1938 in Battle Creek to Duane and Myrtle (Baldwin) Wilbur. She attended Battle Creek Schools. On July 2, 1955 she married Bernard M. Ferris in Ceresco. He preceded her in death on February 12, 2014.

Marjorie worked for Post Cereal Company in Battle Creek for 23 years. She retired in 1993. She was a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association. She enjoyed bowling in different leagues in Marshall and Battle Creek. Marjorie also enjoyed camping, fishing, crocheting, and reading many different books. She loved word searches, traveling, and going on adventures. Marjorie's greatest joy was spending time with her family especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Dennis Ferris, Dean (Teresa) Ferris, Diane (Mike) Herr, Judy (Tom) Carr, Duane (Joyce) Ferris all of Battle Creek; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; siblings, Earl Wilbur of Fine Lake, Alice Chapin of Battle Creek, and Elsie Rack of Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings, Doris Mann Nancy Dunn, Dick Wilbur.

Family will greet friends at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, Marshall Chapel 723 US 27 North on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 1:30pm-3:00pm with a funeral service celebrating her life taking place at 3:00pm with Reverend James Codde officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens. Family will gather with friends following the committal services at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services Marshall Chapel Reception Hall. Memorial contributions are requested to the Great Lakes Caring Hospice. Assistance with memorials is available at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services.

Visitation

APR 7. 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Marshall Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US HWY 27 North
Marshall, MI, 49068

Service

APR 7. 3:00 PM (EDT)

Marshall Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US HWY 27 North
Marshall, MI, 49068

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Services

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