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Marjorie Misfeldt

Hays, Kansas

Marjorie Misfeldt

May 3, 1921 – Nov. 27, 2017

HAYS, KANSAS — Marjorie M. Misfeldt, 96, former resident of Fremont, died Monday, Nov 27, 2017, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Hays, Kansas.

She was born May 3, 1921, in Ames to Harry and Margaretha (Low) Dahl. The family moved to Colorado in 1925 and returned to Nebraska in 1934. Marjorie graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1938.

Marjorie and Kenneth Steinert were married in 1941 in Bennington. They farmed in the area up until 1958 when they moved to Fremont. Marjorie worked at the Dodge County Treasurer’s Office for over 20 years and was deputy treasurer when she retired. She went on to manage the Senior Nutrition Site at the Alliance Church for the next eight years. In 1975, Marjorie married George Misfeldt. They traveled extensively across the United States, Mexico and two trips to New Zealand. Marjorie was an avid knitter and loved to sew. She knitted caps for the newborn babies at the hospital and students in the Head Start program. She sewed 300 school bags each year to be filled with school supplies and sent overseas to underprivileged children.

Survivors include: daughter, Marcia (and husband, Cliff) Smith of Hays; brother, Carrol (and wife, Dorothy) Dahl of Fresno, California; sister-in-law, Fran Steinert of Fremont; two granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by stepdaughter, LeMara (and husband, Artie) Eicke of Washington; seven stepgrandchildren; 14 stepgreat-grandchildren; and seven stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, Kenneth Steinert in 1972; husband, George Misfeldt in 1995; brothers, Henry Dahl and Clarence Dahl; sisters, Lois Ludvigsen and Harriet Arandus; and stepson, Daryl Misfeldt.

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The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Omaha. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel.

Memorials may be directed to Salem Lutheran Church in Fremont or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences may be left at the online guestbook at

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