Marjorie Ann Boell, 87, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2018, at her home in Hayfield.
Marjorie was born on January 30, 1930, in Jackson County Iowa the daughter of Louis and Luella (Keeney) Eckelberg. She attended Fairfield #2 Country School before graduating from Maquoketa Iowa High School in 1948. She worked at the bakery after graduating and starting at the telephone office until 1951, when she married Donald Roe. They farmed and milked cows until his death in October 1961. Marjorie moved into Maquoketa, Iowa and started employment at the South Inn as a waitress and met Howard Boell. They were married in June of 1963. She continued to work until her daughter, Mary Pat started 1st grade and then was employed at a dry cleaner. In 1967, the family moved to Hayfield where she was a wife and mother. In 1979, she started working for Hayfield Window and Door until Howie died in 1994. Marjorie was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Hayfield and the VFW of Maquoketa, IA. Marjorie enjoyed spending time with her family. Since her retirement she enjoyed sewing for other people, quilting and volunteering her time making lap throws for Veteran Homes in Minnesota. Marjorie enjoyed morning coffee and pull tabs at Uncle Monty's.
Marjorie is survived by her daughter, Mary Pat and Daryl Busker, Austin; step grandchildren, Jeremy Busker and Heather Ryks, Austin; Jolene and Jed Williams, St. Charles; Justin Busker and Jessica Vogen, Rochester; step great-grandchildren, Madisyn, Peyton, Hailey, Emma, Elsie, Jesse, and Jayden; sisters, Vivian Roe, Maquoketa, IA; Eloise and Harry Rubel, Otter Creek, IA and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Donald Roe and Howard Boell; sister, Muriel (Mimi) Allan; brothers, Louis (Bud) Eckelberg; Donald (Deck) Eckelberg, and Eugene (Slim) Eckelberg; 3 nephews and 1 niece.
Visitation will be 2:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, January 14, 2018, at Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 2nd Street NW in Hayfield and one hour before the service at the church on Monday. The memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 15, 2018, at the First Presbyterian Church, 109 East Main Street in Hayfield with Reverend Kirk Johnston officiating. Inurnment will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Maquoketa, IA.