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Marjorie Lucille Brown Wratten
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1898
Emmet County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1989
Emmet County
Iowa, USA

Services for Marjorie Wratten, 91, will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Chapel in Estherville with the Rev. Richard C. Mavis of the Union Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Family and Friends may call at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home today from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Mrs. Wratten died Saturday, December 16 1989 at the Good Samaritan Center in Estherville.

Marjorie L. Wratten was born August 13, 1898 near Gruver in Emmet County, Iowa to Andrew M. and Gertrude (McQueen) Brown. She grew up on a farm near Gruver and attended Gruver schools and Estherville High School. In 1916 she married Harry J. Wratten in Estherville. The couple lived in Des Moines and Sylvis, Ill. for a number of years, but spent most of their married life in Estherville where Mr. Wratten was a long time employee of the Rock Island Railroad. In recent years Mrs. Wratten has been a resident of the Good Samaritan Center in Estherville. She attended the Christian Church in Estherville.

Survivors include one son, Wayne Wratten of Glendale, Calif.; three grandchildren; Kathy Elo of Glendale, CA., and Mark and Steve Wratten both of Estherville; eight great grandchildren; one sister Carol Vavra of Chicago, ILL and one sister-in-law, Maxine Brown of Estherville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Wendel; a half-brother, Harvey; two brothers; Wallace and Chester; and four sisters; Iva Pennington, Birdie Steele, Edna Wertz and Mildred Whaley.(Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, December 18, 1989)

Family links: 
  Andrew Malcolm Brown (1866 - 1948)
  Gertrude E. McQueen Brown (1878 - 1950)
  Harry James Wratten (1897 - 1982)*
  Wendell James Wratten (1919 - 1945)*
  Harvey Brown (1894 - 1968)*
  Marjorie Lucille Brown Wratten (1898 - 1989)
  Iva Gertrude Brown Pennington (1899 - 1979)*
  Birdie Mae Brown Steele (1900 - 1974)*
  Wallace Andrew Brown (1902 - 1977)*
  Chester Harold Brown (1905 - 1989)*
  Edna Irene Brown Wertz (1907 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Emmet County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Merllene
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63978701
Marjorie Lucille <i>Brown</i> Wratten
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Marjorie Lucille <i>Brown</i> Wratten
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