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Marjorie Billings


Date/Time August 1, 2008/4:00 PM
114 North Hawkeye

Nora Springs, IA 50458

Date/Time August 2, 2008/10:00 AM
102 North Hawkeye

Nora Springs, IA 50458

Nora Springs- Marjorie Lydia Billings, 92, of 302 6th Street. Northwest, Nora Springs, died Tuesday (July 29, 2008) at the Nora Springs Care Center in Nora Springs.

A Funeral service will be held Saturday, (August 2, 2008) at 10:00 A.M. at the Christian Church, 102 North Hawkeye, Nora Springs, with Pastor Glen Bandel officiating. Burial will take place following the service at Park Cemetery, Nora Springs.

Visitation will be held Friday, (August 1, 2008) from 4-6 P.M. at Sheckler’s Colonial Chapel, 114 North Hawkeye, Nora Springs.

Memorials may be directed to the Christian Church, Nora Springs in memory of Marjorie.

Marjorie was born April 5, 1916, in Cresco, Iowa, the daughter of Daniel Godfried and Lydia Marie (Kratz) Krueger. She attended school in Cresco and then worked at the Nora Springs Care Center in a variety of positions. She married Willis Billings on January 8, 1935 in Mason City, and to the union ten children were born, which she was very proud of.

Marjorie was a member of the Christian Church, and of the Royal Neighbors Club. She loved her family, and attending family reunions. She also enjoyed flowers, and going out to coffee at the Nora Inn, and she loved the people there. In her spare time she would watch birds feeding outside her window, and when asked if she wanted to travel anywhere with anybody, she never said no. Marjorie liked to get her hair done at the Trade Winds Salon and was always known as a “lady.”

She is survived by her children, Joan (Ben) Bennett, Pearson, GA, Janet Gordon, Camp Hill, PA, Ronald (Dawn) Billings, Nora Springs, Danny (Jane) Billings, Mason City, Linda (Tom) Green, Britt, Larry (Cyndi) Billings, Eldridge, Barb Johanns, and her fiancé, Scott Hietland, Mason City, Kim (Tami) Billings, Nora Springs, her son in law, John Eiland, Interlochen, FL, and over 90 grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

Marjorie lived a long and courageous life. She has now gone to her home and to reunite with her husband, Willis, her parents, her sisters, Dorothy and Evelyn, her brothers, Clarence and Orville, her daughters, Judith Diane and Jean and her son in law, Duane Gordon.

Sheckler Colonial Chapel 641-749-2210

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