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Marjorie C. "Marg" Reiter Bedlan
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1923
Beloit
Mitchell County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 2013
Geneva
Fillmore County
Nebraska, USA

MARGARET (MARGE) CLARA REITER WAS BORN DECEMBER 18, 1923 IN BELOIT, KANSAS, THE DAUGHTER OF JOHN MICHAEL II (JACK) REITER OF BELOIT, KANSAS AND ANNA PAULINE EILERT OF SCOTTSVILLE, KANSAS. SHE WAS ONE OF 10 CHILDREN IN THE FAMILY.

MARGE FINISHED ONE YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL BEFORE QUITTING TO EARN MONEY AND HELP CARE FOR HER AGING GRANDMOTHER.

ON APRIL 3, 1945 SHE MARRIED LEO EDWARD BEDLAN AND TO THIS UNION FOUR SONS WERE BORN. MARGE AND LEO FARMED BY BELVIDERE AND STRANG BEFORE MOVING TO SHICKLEY. WHILE IN SHICKLEY SHE RAN A LOCAL CAFÉ, WORKED AT BUSSE'S GROCERY STORE AND COOKED AT THE LOCAL SCHOOL. SHE ALSO WORKED IN GENEVA AT SUNSET HOME, CASEY'S, GOODWILL, AND THE FILLMORE COUNTY HOSPITAL, WHERE SHE WAS KNOWN FOR HER HOMEMADE PIES ON FRIDAYS.

MARGE WAS VERY DEVOTED TO HER CATHOLIC FAITH.

ON MAY 13, 2009 SHE MOVED TO HERITAGE CROSSINGS IN GENEVA, AND SHE PASSED AWAY ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 19, 2013 AT THE AGE OF 89 YEARS, 10 MONTHS, AND 1 DAY.

SHE IS PRECEEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, SISTER WAUNETA LINTON, AND BROTHERS PAUL AND FELIX REITER.

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER FOUR SONS AND THEIR FAMILIES: GENE OF SHICKLEY AND SPECIAL FRIEND TONI RUTHERFORD OF GENEVA, BOB AND MARGE BEDLAN OF SHICKLEY, KENNY AND KAREN BEDLAN OF OMAHA, AND JIM BEDLAN OF RENO, NEVADA; and NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND 16 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. SHE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY HER FIVE SISTERS: CHARLOTTE GAGNA OF COLORADO, GENEVA WINKLE OF GLEN ELDER, KANSAS, LEONA AND HUSBAND BOB ADAMS OF VINITA, OKLAHOMA, MARY AND HUSBAND JERRY CRISSMAN OF GLASCO, KANSAS, LOUISE AND HUSBAND CLETUS MANHART OF SILVER LAKE, KANSAS; AND ONE BROTHER, MIKE REITER OF HENDERSON, COLORADO; AS WELL AS A HOST OF RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

A Funeral Mass for Marg will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Geneva. Father Tom Walsh will be officiating the service.

Burial was in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, rural Shickley, Nebraska. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Leo E Bedlan (1913 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Kenneth John Bedlan (1949 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Shickley
Fillmore County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: CPR
Record added: Oct 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119031420
 


- CPR
 Added: Oct. 21, 2013
 
 
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