Marjorie M. Altendorf, 89

Karlstad – Marjorie Madeline Altendorf passed away at Kittson Memorial Hospital in Hallock on Sunday afternoon, June 10, 2018, at the age of 89 years, 8 months and 29 days.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 10 a.m. at St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Karlstad.
Marjorie Madeline Altendorf, the daughter of the late Ivanhoe and Mezzine (Dufault) Beaudry, was born on September 11, 1928, at Argyle. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Argyle and graduated from high school there.
On September 11, 1946, Margie was united in marriage to Gerald Altendorf in Argyle and the couple moved to their farm in Deerwood Twp. of Kittson Co., west of Karlstad, where she has since resided. Gerald passed away January 17, 1988, and Margie continued her home on the farm since.
Marjorie enjoyed music, dancing, bingo and gardening. Her collection of dogs and cats kept her busy along with feeding the birds she enjoyed so much. One of her favorite things was her nightly drive over the countryside looking for deer and other wildlife. Spending time with her family and friends was her top priority with many delicious meals she prepared and everyone knew “Noon” was the time to be there.
Besides her contribution of work on the family farm and raising her children, Margie spent many years  employed by Arctic Cat and Motor Coach over the years.  Marjorie is survived by her children: Jerry (Jill) Altendorf and Lisa Altendorf, both of Thief River Falls, Wayne (Brigid), Mesa, AZ, Jeffrey, of Karlstad and Stuart, of Red Lake Falls; grandchildren: Jeremy, Jenny, Jessica, Ashley, Preston, Allie Jo, Crystal, Jenny O. and Heather; great-grandchildren: Jeraldine, Jocelin, Jaegar, Trenton, Kylee, Barrett, Korben, Cora, Quinten. Blaine, Haley and Bridger; great-great-grandchildren: Madilyn and Abigail; sister: Rita Edgar, of Warren, MN; Special friend: Ron Hicks; in addition to several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, daughter-in-law: Yvonne, and one brother: Kenneth.
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