Marjorie L. Marko, 86

Published 5:05pm Thursday, January 24, 2013

Born: Sept. 28, 1926

Died: Jan. 19, 2013

Marjorie L. Marko, 86, of US 31 North, South Bend, Ind., died on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at Hubbard Hills Senior Living Community in Elkhart, Ind., following a brief illness.  She was born Sept. 28, 1926 in South Bend to Russell & Lucille H. (Knott) Hosler.

On May 21, 1949 in South Bend she married Peter J. Marko, he preceded her in death on April 18, 1980.

Marjorie worked for the South Bend Medical Foundation and for Muellers Jewelers in South Bend. She was a graduate with honors from Washington Clay High School, South Bend, Indiana. Marjorie loved gardening, working on home remodel projects, cooking and caring for her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include daughter Marjorie L. (Ronald J.) Glick of Edwardsburg , son Larry D. Marko of South Bend and brother Russell L.( ) Hosler Jr. of Edwardsburg. Marjorie has five grandchildren; Jarrod L. (Colleen) Guilford of Carson City, Nev.; Samantha, Evan and Alex Marko of South Bend and one great grandson; Kristian Guilford.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister-in-law Patricia Hosler.

Services for Marjorie L. Marko will be held at a later date.

Donations in memory of Marjorie may be made to Down Syndrome Family Support and Advocacy Group (DSFSAG) also referred to as Michiana Down Syndrome, 51201 Old Cottage Dr. Ganger, IN 46530

The Halbritter Funeral Home, Niles, is assisting with arrangements.

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