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Marjorie Rorke

   Marjorie E. Rorke, 84, or Prudenville, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005 at Covenant Health Care-Saginaw.

   She was born Aug. 12, 1920 in Detroit, the daughter of Richard and Bessie (Ferguson) Beem. She married William Kenneth Rorke in Detroit on Aug. 27, 1938; he died in 1962. She came to Prudenville four years ago from Clare County. She attended the Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church.

   Surviving are two daughters, Patricia (Don) Hager of Prudenville, and Marilyn (Andrew B.) Spisak of Clinton Township; six grandchildren and seven Great grandchildren.

   Funeral services were held Saturday, March 5 at Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church, with Rev. Bryan Thompson and Rev. Richard DuPrey officiating. Burial took place at Sherman Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church, and Resurrection Life Fellowship of Grayling.

   Christler Funeral Home - Prudenville Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

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Sherman Twp. Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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