Thief River Falls – Marjorie Steinhauer, 83, of Thief River Falls, died peacefully on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Holt with Rev. Cathie Rhodes officiating. Interment was held at Holt Cemetery, Holt.
Marjorie Ardell Landin was born in Warroad, on Aug. 5, 1933, the daughter of Elof and Georgia (Marshall) Landin. She was baptized and confirmed in Emanual Lutheran Church of Swift. Marjorie grew up in the Swift area attending school in Swift and graduating from Warroad High School. She graduated from Bemidji State Teachers College and taught Elementary school in Baudette, Hutchinson and Thief River Falls.
Marjorie married Clifford Steinhauer on June 23, 1956. They made their home on their farm near Holt.
She was active in Nazareth church in Holt serving as Sunday school teacher, congregational president, congregational secretary, deacon, WELCA officer, and making many quilts for Lutheran Social Service.
She was a member of “Happy Holt Homemakers” and was a secretary-treasurer for many years.
She was secretary-treasurer of Holt Cemetery Association for a number of years.
She enjoyed quilting, scrap booking, playing cards, visiting, and being with her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She has kept an up to date family tree of all the families (both hers and Cliff’s) going back many generations. 2,060 names in all.
Survivors are husband, Clifford, sons Neil (Cindy) of Swift, Owen (Kim) rural Thief River Falls. Ten Grandchildren Chris (Carol) Steinhauer, Heather Steinhauer, Michael (Sarah) Steinhauer, Rebecca (John) Anderson, Melissa (Chris) Lane, Adam Steinhauer, Charles (Manda) Steinhauer, Jonathan (Paige) Steinhauer, Joseph Steinhauer, and Kristine Steinhauer. Thirteen great grandchildren, Nicky, Noah, Zachary, Levi, Alexis, Kira, Tristan, Jade, Damien, Annabella, Anastasia, Brandon, Isadora and Emerald. One sister in law, Evelyn Johnson and one brother in law Donald (Sandra) Steinhauer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Joe, and granddaughter Elisabeth.
Condolences may be sent at www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.