Marjorie A. Stanton

Age 82, of Lansing, passed away January 28, 2013, in Sebring, FL. She was born June 13, 1930, in Ionia, MI, to Henry and Ruth Jackson.

She graduated from Belding High School in 1948 and went on to work for Orleans Telephone Co., Consumers Power, and retired in 1986 from Waverly Schools. She belonged to O.E.S. #45 for 40 years and was a member of the Waverly 39ers. She enjoyed quilting with her best friend JoAn Pietila.

She is survived by children, Gary (Tharsilla) Stanton, Philip Baines and Jill Stanton; grandchildren, David and Christine Stanton; great-granddaughter, Lillian Grace Young; brother, William Jackson; sister, Jackie (Gordon) Ketchum; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Willard in 2009, and brother Donald Jackson in 2000.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star of Michigan, Benevolence Fund or Education Fund, 13464 Preston Dr., Suite 250, Marshall, MI  49068  or the Shriners Hospital for Children.

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D Williams
March 20, 2013 at 9:44 am

My condolences to the Stanton family. May the “God of all comfort” bring you comfort at this time (2 Corinthians 1:3 & 4).

Tom, Loretta & Joann Schelter
April 2, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Marjorie will be sorely missed but she gave us many great memories camping and other family shared life events that would not have been as memorable without her. All our best thoughts and prayers to the family at this time.


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