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Marjorie M. Motzko

January 22, 1923 — October 11, 2016

Marjorie Motzko, 93-year-old resident of Little Falls, MN died Tuesday, October 11 at St. Gabriels Hospital in Little Falls, MN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 AM on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Little Falls. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at St. Marys Cemetery at a later date.

Marjorie was born on January 22, 1923 in Rice, MN to Edward and Elinore (Diedrichs) Christle. She graduted from Royalton High School in Royalton, MN. She was united in marriage to Frank Motzko on October 22, 1946 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Royalton. The couple then moved to Little Falls where they raised their son, Tom. Marjorie worked as a switchboard operator and also for Munsingwear. She was a beautiful seamstress, specializing in Barbie Doll clothing. Marjorie was very artistic and crafty. One year she gifted her granddaughter with a remodeled doll house. Marjorie loved to cook pies, bread, potato dumplings, malts and shakes. She enjoyed going to garage sales, shopping for jewelry on QVC, and visiting with family and friends. Marjorie was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church.

Marjorie is survived by son, Tom (Stephanie) Motzko of Dayton, MN; sister, Jeannette Gerbi of Little Falls, MN; granddaughter, Cate Motzko of Hugo, MN; great-grandson, Kaiden Beaupre of Hugo, MN; nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Donald, Vernon, and Conrad.

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St. Michael's Catholic Church

9251 MN-25, Pierz, MN 56364

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St. Mary's Catholic Church - Little Falls

305 4th St SE, Little Falls, MN 56345

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