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Marjorie Brown (Newell) - Class Of 1941

Marjorie Brown (Newell)

Obit for Marjorie. Marjorie J. Newell, 81, of Delphi, died at 3 p.m. on Dec. 13, 2004, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, where she had been a resident since Dec. 9. Born in Cutler on Nov. 5, 1923, she was the daughter of Olaf and Agnes Roskuski Brown. She was a 1941 graduate of Delphi High School. Her marriage was to Kenneth P. Newell on Nov. 16, 1943, in Flora, and he survives. Mrs. Newell helped her husband on their farm and was a homemaker. She had performed administrative work for Farm Bureau Insurance in Delphi. She worked at Cripe Furniture in Flora, and as a secretary at ALCOA in Lafayette. She was a member of Flora First Brethren Church, where she belonged to the Missionary Society Women’s Fellowship, played the organ, and sang in the choir. She was a member of Psi Iota Xi Sorority, Delphi Art Club, Lafayette Boat Club, and formerly belonged to the Extension Homemakers Club. Mrs. Newell enjoyed oil painting on canvas, china painting, golfing, and reading. She also enjoyed wintering in her home in Arizona, during the past 18 years. Surviving with her husband are two daughters, Mary Ann Morris (husband: Erie) of Reynolds, and Rebecca “Becky” Brown (husband: Gary) of Fort Wayne; a son, Richard Newell (wife: Donna) of Delphi; two sisters, Frances Pullen of Flora, and Kathleen Brummett of Delphi; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Newell, and a sister, Fern. Visitation is today (Wednesday) from 4 to 8 p.m. at Abbott Funeral Home. Services will be there Thursday at 11 a.m., with Rev. Dan Herendeen and Rev. Alvin Grumbling officiating. Burial will be at Zion Citizens Cemetery in rural Carroll County. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Carroll County Comet.

Wednesday, December 15, 2004


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09/03/11 10:39 AM #1    

Mary Ann Newell (Morris) (1966)

Marjorie helped her husband on their farm.  She was a member of Flora First Brethren Church, where she belonged to the Missionary Society Women's Fellowship, played the organ, and sang in the church choir.  She belonged to the Psi Iota Xi Sorority and formerly to the Home Ec Club in Carroll County.  She belonged to the Delphi Art Club, and the Lafayette Boat Club.  Her hobbies were oil canvas painting, china painting, golfing, and reading.  She and Kenneth had wintered in Arizona for 18 years. 

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