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Marjorie McDuffee

Dec. 7, 1926 – April 5, 2018

Marjorie J. McDuffee, age 91, of Fremont died April 5, 2018, at Shalimar Garden in Fremont.

Marjorie was born Dec. 7, 1926, on a farm east of Arlington. She graduated from Fremont High School in 1944. Marjorie then went to C.E. Commercial School in Omaha and after graduating from there, she worked for K-B Printing Company then moved back to Fremont and worked for Standard Parts Company.

Marjorie married Lloyd McDuffee in the First Congregational Church, UCC, on May 22, 1947. She then worked for Gambles Warehouse and as a bookkeeper for Fremont Cake and Meal before becoming a stay-at-home mom raising her three children Linda, Butch and Gary. Marjorie went back to work as the Fremont Police Department bookkeeper from 1969-1978, then to Kem Vet Supply Company until 1984 when Lloyd retired.

The couple moved to Long Pine for the summers and traveled back and forth to Pahrump, Nevada, for the next 21 winters.

Marjorie was a member of First Baptist Church in Fremont and Grand Island where she was in charge of the youth groups at both churches. She was involved with Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts in Grand Island. She liked bowling, softball, golfing, playing cards, camping and traveling to visit family and friends.

Marjorie and Lloyd joined First Lutheran Church in Fremont in 1976.

Survivors include: her daughter, Linda (Terry) Woodman of Fremont; sons, Butch (Sandy) McDuffee of Fremont and Gary (Carole) McDuffee of Chandler, Arizona; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd on Aug. 2, 2009; infant son, Doyle; and sister, Eleanor Smith.

The memorial service will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery. Memorials suggested to the Fremont Public Schools Foundation or First Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Online guestbook at www.ludvigsenmortuary.com.

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