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Marjorie M. Balderson, age 100, passed away at 11:01 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017.
She was born June 6, 1917, in Fairmont, to William and Mattie (Hamilton) Miller.
A graduate of East Fairmont High School, Marjorie worked at G.C. Murphy in Fairmont, while she was in high school, and worked as a cook at Copeland Oaks for eight years.
Marjorie was a member of Fairmount Emmanuel Christian Church of Alliance, and in 1940 became a member of Walnut Grove Methodist Church in Fairmont.
She enjoyed sewing, quilting and most of all, being a devoted wife and mother.
She will be loved and missed by her family, including daughters, Marlyn (Alan) Crawford of Westfield, Indiana, Rebecca Mayle of Alliance, Faith (Drewford) Mayle of Hartville; sons, David (Patricia) Balderson of Alliance and Daniel Balderson of Alliance; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and one sister, Elizabeth Shanks.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alton W. Balderson, whom she married Aug. 12, 1936, and who died Aug. 21, 1972; one brother, Kenneth Miller; one sister, Kathleen Haught; one son, Thomas Balderson; and one grandson, Todd Mayle.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home with Pastor Alan Crawford officiating.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be at Alliance City Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home, 75 S. Union Ave. Alliance, Ohio.
Friends may register online at www.ctcfuneral.com.
Published on December 1, 2017
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