Mrs Margie M. <I>Smith</I> Ahlquist

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Mrs Margie M. Smith Ahlquist

  • Birth 8 Feb 1919 Clay County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 31 Mar 2007 Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Addition 1, Block 13, Lot 31
  • Memorial ID 119234276

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

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  • Created by: Mark Utley
  • Added: 24 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119234276
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mrs Margie M. Smith Ahlquist (8 Feb 1919–31 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119234276, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mark Utley (contributor 47178748) .