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Marjorie Carrol Franks

Female 1922 - 2017  (95 years)


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  • Name Marjorie Carrol Franks 
    Born 23 May 1922  Fort Atkinson, Jefferson Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Jun 2017  Oregon Manor Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Prairie Mound Cemetery, Oregon, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I66775  CB_9_7_2017
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2017 

    Father Joseph Franks,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Louise Kruse,   b. 1902,   d. 18 Jul 1975  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F19661  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stanley Wegger,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F23687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WAUNAKEE / OREGON - Marjorie Carrol (Wegger) Hoppman, age 95, of Waunakee, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Oregon Manor. She was born on May 23, 1922, in Fort Atkinson, the daughter of Joseph Franks and Louise (Kruse) Waters. Marjorie graduated from Sun Prairie High School, class of 1941, and moved to Baltimore Md., worked for GE and made radios for the war. Marjorie moved back to Madison and worked for Oscar Mayer. She later worked in administration at the Wisconsin State Patrol for 20 years. Marjorie loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as with the Red Hatters. She loved cooking, reading, bargain shopping, gardening and making lefse at St. Johns. Marjorie was a positive person who had a great outlook on life. She could talk to anyone and enjoyed being around people. She was meticulous, loved traveling and spent her winters in Florida. Marjorie was a member of the Weekenders group in Stoughton, where she made many good friends and had many good times. She was a hard worker, and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who always made sure the family had what they needed. Marjorie is survived by son, Larry (Dawn) Wegger; daughter, Bonnie (Don) Dorn; sister-in-law, Pearl Franke; brother-in-law, Francis Brewster; two granddaughters, Alison Wegger and Dawn (Dale) Wendt; one grandson, Benjamin (Aimee) Bauman; four great-grandsons, Devon Wegger, Mason Hilliard, Griffin Bauman and Derrek (Grace) Wendt; two great-granddaughters, Anna Wendt and Rylie Bauman; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley Wegger; grandson, Jason Wegger; four sisters, Ruth (Walter) Barth, Nancy Brewster, Betty (Andrew) Kessnich and Shirley (Martin) Swenson; and three brothers, Robert (Beatrice) Waters, Jim (Catherine) Waters and Leon Franke. Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 1150 Park St., Oregon, at 12 noon on Friday, June 30, 2017, with the Rev. Kelly Huet presiding. Burial will be held at Prairie Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday. The family would like to thank Agrace HospiceCare and the staff at Oregon Manor for all their care and support.