Phemister, Marjorie Ruth (née Campbell) (Died on 30 Mar 2011)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Apr 2011, p. 33

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Phemister, Marjorie Ruth Campbell Of Vi at the Glen, Glenview, IL passed away peacefully on March 30, 2011, at the age of 95. She was born April 3rd, 1916 in Detroit, MI to George Skiles Campbell and Katherine Upton Campbell. Marj grew up in St. Joseph, MI, with her two brothers Don & Bill Campbell, where she was an avid sailor. She was a graduate of Iowa State University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics and a Pi Beta Phi. In 1941 she married Dean Bevan Phemister of Chicago where they resided in Kenilworth raising their three children. She was active in Lying In Hospital, and Holy Family Lutheran School. She had many interests and passions during her lifetime including needlepoint and travel; she did everything from rafting down the Colorado River, to riding elephants in India. Marj is survived by her loving children son, Ronald (Bonnie) Phemister, daughters Kathy (Bob) McGrath, and Mary Phemister; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one on the way, brother William Campbell of St. Joseph, MI; and many nieces and nephews. The memorial service was held at The Kenilworth Union Church on Sunday, April 3rd. Memorial donations may be made to: Holy Family Ministries, 550 W. Frontage Rd., Ste. 2820, Northfield, IL 60093 or Bright Futures Foundation, 2500 Indigo Lane, Glenview, IL 60026. Arrangements by DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel 800-588-1132.

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14 Apr 2011
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30 Mar 2011
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Phemister, Marjorie Ruth (née Campbell) (Died on 30 Mar 2011)