Marjorie A. Lee, age 90, a resident of Siren passed away on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.
Marjorie was born on Aug. 9, 1930 in Augusta, to Peter R. and Verena F. Kramschuster. She grew up in Augusta where she attended school, graduating in 1948. She went on to Luther Hospital Nursing School, graduating in 1951. She started her career working at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire and later at the Grantsburg Hospital. She then settled in at Capeside Cove Nursing Home where she was Director of Nursing, retiring in 1985.
She and Robert “Bob” were married on March 15, 1952 in San Antonio, Texas, then moved to Macon, Georgia for two years while Bob served in the Air Force. Marge and children returned to Augusta when Bob was sent to Germany. When Bob returned, he finished his teaching degree, and in 1958 they moved to Siren.
Marjorie enjoyed sewing, knitting and baking. She was famous for her cookies, and especially her fresh baked buns. She loved gardening and had quite a green thumb for all kinds of plants and flowers. She was a 50 plus year member of the American Legion Auxiliary where she served as President for many years. She was an active volunteer for Red Cross Blood drives, the Adult Daycare, and weekly visits to the nursing home. She was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church in Frederic where she also served as a church organist.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Sue Soderberg; sister, Betty Gehrke and brother in law, Richard Lee.
She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 68 years, Bob; sister, Mona Ottoson, sons, Jerre (Susie) Lee, John (Jeri) Lee and Sim (Claudia) Lee; grandchildren, Jasmine Sodemann, Eric Lee, Nels Soderberg, Andrew Soderberg, Jenna Richardson, Jordan Lee, Quinton Lee, Corbin Lee, and Selina Lee; great grandchildren, Jade Sodemann, Lily Sodemann, Sophie Sue Soderberg, Anikah Soderberg, and Gus Richardson; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at a later date due to the current circumstances. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com.