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“Our hearts are heavy with you now. May every time you think about her you smile with joy. ”
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“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Your mother was a very special lady. ”
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“Linda, Roger, Brian, and Greg, we are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
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Marjorie L. Brotheridge, age 98 of Sterling, died Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at Regency Care of Sterling.

Marjorie was born on July 3, 1919 in Sterling, the daughter of Edward and Ruth (Macfarlane) Pexton. She married Robert A. Brotheridge on November 7, 1937 in Clinton, IA. He preceded her in death on July 12, 2007. Marjorie worked at Frantz Manufacturing. She enjoyed doing crafts, reading and sewing. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sterling and a member of the United Methodist Women.

Survivors include three daughters, Sally (Al) Dixon of Avondale, AZ, Jane Shipma of Sterling and Linda (Roger) Koster of Normal; nine grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and ten great, great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Robert P. Brotheridge and one sister, Mary.

A gathering of family and friends will take place on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 10:00-11:00 A.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling, 505 1st Avenue. Memorial service will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Sterling.