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Marjorie C. Svacina

March 27, 1924 May 17, 2020
Marjorie C. Svacina
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Obituary for Marjorie C. Svacina

Marjorie C. Svacina, age 96, of Council Bluffs, passed away May 17, 2020 at CHI-Mercy Hospital.

Marjorie was born March 27, 1924 in Council Bluffs to the late Alva and Veda (Huit) Pace. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1942. Marjorie married Edward J. Svacina on September 6, 1946 in Council Bluffs. They were blessed with three children, Heather, Deborah, and Robert. Marjorie worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for a short time in her early years, then was a stay-at-home Mom, raising her three children. She was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

In addition to her parents, Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Svacina in 2014; son-in-law, Richard Gerlach and her infant sister, Audrey.

Marjorie is survived by her daughters, Heather Gerlach of Papillion, Nebraska, Debra (Kim) Hynek of Choctaw, Oklahoma; son, Robert (Patricia) Svacina of Plymouth, Minnesota; 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family, Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Cutler-O’Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel. Private family funeral, Friday at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church with burial following in Ridgewood Cemetery.

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Visitation

Thursday

21

May

2:00 PM 5/21/2020 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/21/2020 6:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ridgewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Mark's United Methodist Church

15 Bennett Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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