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Marion L. Farndale

Published: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST
Marion L. Farndale

PROPHETSTOWN – Marion L. Farndale, 87, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She worked for the former Penberthy Co. in Prophetstown, and as a bookkeeper for her husband’s business, Richards Texaco.

Marion was born Aug. 11, 1926, in Manlius, the daughter of Stacy H. and Lena Minnie (Berge) Johnson. She married Richard W. Farndale on Sept. 29, 1946, in Prophetstown. He preceded her in death on March 23, 2007. She was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Prophetstown.

Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Johnson and Rosemary Berge; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Arlyn.

She also was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Jane Glassburn; and two brothers, Virden and Delmar Johnson.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and the memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Prophetstown, with the Rev. Andy Ploenzke, pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home in Prophetstown is handling arrangements.

Memorials have been established.

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