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Marjorie M. Gray, age 78, of Kingman, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital.
She was born in Grove City, Minn. to Fred and Marie (Gerjets) Hogrefe on Feb. 26, 1938. She was raised in Buckley, Ill. by her Uncle Ed and Aunt Laura Hilgendorf.
On March 19, 1955, she married Everett Terrell, they later divorced, then on Aug. 29, 1975, she married Howard Gray.
Marjorie was a housewife, loving mother and was proud of her grandchildren and their many accomplishments. She loved the Cubs and the Fighting Illini, enjoyed playing cards and collecting salt and pepper shakers.
She was an active member of Kingman American Legion Post 384 Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her sons, Donald (Regina)Terrell, of Danville and Dale Terrell of Covington; daughter-in-law, Julie Terrell, of Danville; two step-daughters, Mary Jo Gray and Debbie DeMotte; 10 grandchildren: Angie, Tracy, Trisha, Shannon, Amanda, Ashley, DT, Jeremy, Sara, and Cody; seven great-grandchildren: Matthew, Maddison, Hannah, Alexis, Alayna, Andrew, and Christopher; seven step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sharon (Jerry) Bachoven and Marie Gran; and sister-in-law, Marie Hogrefe, all of Minnesota; brother, Charles (Millie) Hogrefe, of Missouri and brother Rob (Marci) Penguilly, of Minnesota; several nieces and nephews; and life-long friend, Maureen Fuoss.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Everett Terrell and Howard Gray; son, David Terrell; two brothers, Leo and Marvin Hogrefe; and brother-in-law, Daune Gran.
Funeral will be held at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S First Street, Kingman, Ind. on Tuesday, Jan 24 at 11 a.m. with Steve Crum officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday, Jan. 23 from 5-8 p.m. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville.
Memorial donations given to Kingman American Legion Auxiliary.
Published on January 20, 2017
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