Marjorie Wolfgram Birthday


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Posted Online: Jan. 30, 2013, 9:11 am
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Marjorie J. Wolfgram, Moline, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Sunday, Feb. 10, from noon to 3 p.m. at Bethel Wesley United Methodist Church, 1201 13th Ave., Moline, with an open house given by her children. Family and friends are welcome to come help her celebrate; no gifts, please.
Marjorie McCaulley was born Feb. 9, 1928, in Hiteman, Iowa, the daughter of Dewey and Bertha McCaulley. She married Harold "Skinny" Versluys in 1946. She later married Arthur Wolfgram in January 1973. Arthur died Jan. 8, 1999.
Her children and spouses are Janice (Martin) Hamilton, Moline; Dennis (Charlotte) Versluys, Lynn Center; Diane (Gabriel) Lopez, East Moline; and stepson, Don (NaJean) Wolfgram, Henderson, Nev. She has 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Marjorie worked at Buddy L Toy Co. for 16 years. She was employed at Moline Public Hospital and then moved to Waterloo, Iowa, where she worked at Allen Memorial Hospital until her retirement in 1988.














 



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