Marjorie Louise (McFarland) Robertson

Born: Wed., Feb. 16, 1927
Died: Wed., Sep. 27, 2017


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Sep. 30, 2017
Location: Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Sep. 30, 2017
Location: Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church

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   Marjorie Louise Robertson, 90, of Quincy, died at 4:38 a.m. Wednesday (September 27, 2017)  in Blessing Hospital.

   Born February 16, 1927 in Adams County, Illinois, Marjorie was the daughter of Daniel and Emma Joe Alexander McFarland.  She married H. Keith Robertson on October 3, 1948 in Columbus, Illinois.  He preceded her in death on March 7, 2006.

   Marjorie was an active member of Ellington Presbyterian Church where she served as church clerk, treasurer, trustee and Elder, sang in the Church Choir, was active with Women's Ministry Groups and for 58 years taught Sunday School and served in the Nursery.  Marjorie also sang with the Volunteer Voices and was a member of the Adams County Farm Bureau where she served on the Board and the Women's Committee.

   Marjorie devoted her life to caring for her family and worked part time for the Adams County Farm Bureau, Country Companies Insurance, Creative Printers and babysitting in her home.

   Survivors include two children, Timothy Robertson (Richlyn) of Quincy and Sue Ellen Moore (Randy) of Chippewa Falls, WI; three grandchildren, Ryan Robertson of Cary, N.C., Tyler Robertson (Tara) of Quincy and Reagan Robertson (Katelin) of Quincy; two great grandchildren, Nora Robertson and Luca Robertson; a sister, Betty Joe McFarland of Simi Valley, CA; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Marjorie was preceded in death  by her parents; and her husband, Keith.

   Memorial services will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 in Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ron Cox officiating.  Private family burial will be in Ellington Home Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Saturday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church.

   Memorials may be made to Ellington Presbyterian Church or Make A Wish Foundation.

   Arrangements are in the care of Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

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Kathy Ridder
   Posted Thu September 28, 2017
So sorry to hear of Marge's passing. She truly was a great person and will be missed. Everyone here at JK loved working with her and the cookies she would bring for everyone after she stopped working. Keeping all of you in our hearts and prayers. Such a wonderful person.

Julie Damon
   Posted Thu September 28, 2017
Sorry for your loss. I still use her recipe for sugar cookies. She will be missed.

Janelle Fuller
   Posted Thu September 28, 2017
I enjoyed getting to know Marjorie when she was next door to my Mom at Good Samaritan in Shelter N Grove. She always had a big smile and was so friendly. I know my Mom enjoyed getting to know Marjorie. My sympathies to all of you.

Larry and Leona Loos
   Posted Thu September 28, 2017
Sue and Tim so sorry to hear. Of your Mom passing.. She was so enjoyable to visit with by phone ,letter or person .Many fond memories while neighbors in country. Sorry out of town this weekend but have our prayers and sympathy!

Dick and Mary Wartick and family
   Posted Thu September 28, 2017
Sorry to hear of Marjorie's passing--the years have separated the McFarland cousins but those of us in the generation of Marjorie's children still have many fond memories of family reunions and pot lucks which brought us all together--our thoughts and prayers are with all her family during this time of their loss

Jerry and Sue Schmidt
   Posted Fri September 29, 2017
So very sorry to hear of your loss. Marge was such a sweet lady, she will be greatly missed by all those who knew her. Thoughts to all of her family and prayers for her journey to be with God.

Wanda O'Hara
   Posted Fri September 29, 2017
To the Family of Marjorie,
We extend our Deepest Sympathy. Marge was a very nice lady. I loved working with her and visiting with her.

God Bless,
Don and Wanda O'Hara

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