Marjorie Smith

  • Born: November 18, 1927
  • Died: November 15, 2020
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

STERLING – Marjorie F. Smith, 92 of Sterling died Sunday November 15, 2020 at CGH Medical Center.

She was born on November 18, 1927 in Sterling the daughter of Henry and Shirley (McDearmon) Dettman. She married Robert King and later Keith Smith who both had preceded her in death. Marjorie was an active member of Grace Episcopal Church. She was an avid reader, a member of the Red Hats and enjoyed watching Jeopardy and her murder mysteries on TV. She was a great cook and cherished her quality time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Surviving are her children: Barbara Fagen (Jim Craig) of West Rotunda, FL., Brooke (Earl) Cochran, Dawn (David) Bowman, Shawn (Steve) Nelson and Sarah (Jim) Grobe all of Sterling; her brother Clifford (Shirley) Dettman of Hillsboro, IL; 16 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son Richard King and her daughter Rebecca Tomczak.

A private family funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday November 23, 2020 in Grace Episcopal Church in Sterling. Burial will conclude at 11:15 AM at Oak Knoll Memorial Park. Arrangements by McDonald Funeral Home

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to Grace Episcopal Church or the Sterling Public Library.