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Marjorie Genevieve “Marge” Isle Kooyman

Birth
Cedar Rapids, Boone County, Nebraska, USA
Death 29 Sep 2015 (aged 95)
Coupeville, Island County, Washington, USA
Burial Oak Harbor, Island County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 153864230 · View Source
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Marge Kooyman

Marge was born June 18, 1920 in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska to Archie and Maryetta Isle. Marge was in San Diego when she met Bob Kooyman. Moving to Oak Harbor, she and Bob were married in February of 1948.

Shortly after their marriage, Bob went to work for Andy Vanderstoep, operating a Chevron gas station at Midway Blvd. and 700 Ave. East, at Chimes Corner. Marge was actively involved with the operation of the station. After a time, they purchased the station. Eventually, Bob and Marge sold the business and retired.

In the late 1970’s, Marge purchased the Oak Harbor Hobby Shop from the Pulliams on Pioneer Way. Marge operated the shop for nearly 12 years. Marge liked to crochet and loved to read. Marge lived in her home for over 60 years.
Her health had been declining for the past few years. She had become very limited in her activities. Chronic respiratory problems and finally pneumonia lead to her death. Marge died at Whidbey General Hospital, Coupeville on Sept. 29, 2015 at the age of 95.

Marge is survived by her children,grandchildren,three great grandsons and one great-great grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband Bob and by two brothers and two sisters.

Graveside funeral services were held at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Oak Harbor.

Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015
Whidbey News-Times


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  • Created by: SDT
  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153864230
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marjorie Genevieve “Marge” Isle Kooyman (18 Jun 1920–29 Sep 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153864230, citing Maple Leaf Cemetery, Oak Harbor, Island County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by SDT (contributor 48294079) .