|Birth: ||Feb. 8, 1919|
|Death: ||Mar. 31, 2007|
MARGIE AHLQUIST, 88, Clay Center, Kansas died on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at the Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center, KS. She was born on February 8, 1919 in Clay County, Kansas, the daughter of Roger Orrin and Ruth Elizabeth (Fullerton) Smith.
Margie was raised in the Fact Community and attended Bunker Hill Elementary School. She graduated from CCCHS in 1937. She married Floyd Ahlquist on March 2, 1945 in Manhattan. The couple farmed north of Clay Center until they moved into Clay Center in 1975. She taught for eight years at the Hayes, Bunker Hill, Sherman and Chester Schools. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Clay Ceneter, the First Presbyterian Women's Circle, First Presbyterian Sewing Group, and a 4-H sewing leader. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd on May 5, 1993 and a daughter.
Survivors: Son: Melvin and his wife, Sheryl Ahlquist, Bern, KS
Son: Tracy and his wife, Sue Ahlquist, Onaga, KS
Son: Daryl and his wife, Demie Ahlquist, Erie, KS
Daughter: Lila and her husband, Larry Bestwick, Randolph, KS
Daughter: Nola and her husband, Gary Turner, Topeka, KS
Daughter: Loretta Tuma, Battle Creek, NE
Sister: Maxine Peterson, Clay Center, KS
Brother In-Law: Delmer Peterson , Clay Center, KS
Brother In-Law: Emmett Olson, Clay Center, KS
Grandchildren: 16 grandchildren 4 Great Grandchildren
Funeral Services: Wednesday,April 4, 2007 at 10:30 am at the First Presbyterian Church in Clay Center.
Minister: Reverend James Byers
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center, Kansas.
Visitation:Tuesday from 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials: First Presbyterian Church in care of the funeral home.
Source: Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home
Roger Orrin Smith (1884 - 1955)
Ruth Elizabeth Fullerton Smith (1893 - 1974)
Floyd J. Ahlquist (1907 - 1993)
Sheila Ruth Ahlquist (1949 - 1949)*
Plot: Addition 1, Block 13, Lot 31
Created by: Mark Utley
Record added: Oct 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119234276