Age 95, of Lansing, passed away December 1, 2010. She was born on October 19, 1915 in Jennings, MI the daughter of Ora and Edith Webster.

Marjorie was a retired junior high and high school teacher and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. She enjoyed cooking, baking, needlecrafts and Scrabble and she loved the holidays and family gatherings.

She was preceded in death by her husband James Yanz and ten siblings. She is survived by her children, Linda (Peary) Pearson, James (Elaine) Yanz, Jerry (Marcia) Yanz, Mary (Milburn) Amundsen; 12 grandchildren, Michael and Amy Yanz, Laura Kien, Matthew, Brad and Todd Pearson, Benjamin, Peter and Meera Yanz, Ted Amundsen, Kirsten Spetzler and John Henry; 14 great-grandchildren; and sister, Nan Rice.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 6, 2010 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lansing with Pastor Richard Moe officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan or St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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9 Messages to “Marjorie E. Yanz”

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    MMT Says:

    In response to DHS, no.

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    DHS Says:

    Is the son James Yanz the former principal at Dansville High School?

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    Jennifer Cox Says:

    My sympathy and love goes out to you at the loss of Gramdma Yanz. I don’t remember her well, but do know how much Jim cared for her. She will be remembered fondly.

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    Vicki (McDermott) Bowers Says:

    I fondly remember growing up on Foster Street. I remember going over to Mary and Linda’s house after school for warm homemade bread with butter. It melted in my mouth. I thought that was the most delicious bread I had ever tasted. I also remember my mom (Rachel) and Marj on both ends of the jump rope, so us kids could keep jumping. Their arms never got tired. What fun we had!

    May God comfort you and be with you.

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