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Marjorie Eva VanOverbeke

d. September 8, 2021

A private, family Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall for Marjorie VanOverbeke, 92, of Maple Grove, formerly of Marshall. Interment will follow the service at Cavalry Catholic Cemetery in Marshall. A livestream and recording of the service will be available at Marjorie Eva (Prairie) VanOverbeke was born on June 4, 1929, on the family farm in Vallers Township, Lyon County, to Edward and Leah (Blanchette) Prairie. She attended grade school in Lynd and graduated from Marshall High School. On June 30, 1947, she was united in marriage to George VanOverbeke at the Cathedral of St. Paul. The couple farmed and raised their family in rural Marshall until retiring and moving to Marshall in 1982. Marjorie sold real estate and belonged to the CCW and the Marshall Golf Course. She and George enjoyed traveling, wintering in Florida, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will be remembered for her cooking, especially her angel food cakes. In December 2015, she moved in with her daughter Michele and son-in-law Lee Graczyk in Maple Grove. Marjorie died at home on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, under hospice care in Maple Grove, MN. She is survived by her children Pam (and Jerry) Sonderup of Maple Grove, Nadine (and Rick) Frison of Peoria, Il, Leah (and Clay) Miller of Buffalo, WY, Adele (and Mike) Murray of Naples, FL, George (and Diane) VanOverbeke Jr., of Boise, ID, and Michele (and Lee Graczyk) VanOverbeke of Maple Grove, 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband George, son Todd, and four sisters and three brothers. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Hospice Foundation, 915 Golden Valley Rd., Minneapolis, MN 55422 or call 612-775-2550 and Holy Redeemer Church, Marshall, MN 56258.
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Thursday, September 16, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

503 W. Lyon St., MARSHALL, MN

Private Family Mass of Christian Burial. A livestream and recording will be available at

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