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Marjorie Carol Monaghan, 86, Farmer City, passed away at 8:45 a.m. Thursday (Nov. 15, 2012) at her residence.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City, with the Rev. Dave Ashby officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Farmer City.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Farmer City American Legion Unit 55 Auxiliary or Farmer City Peace Meal.

Marjorie was born  Sept. 29, 1926, in Blue Ridge Township, Piatt County, a daughter of Donald and Christa Hughes Wheeler.

She married James Edward Monaghan on Jan. 21, 1961, in Galesville. He passed away Jan. 7, 1986.

She is survived by two daughters, Martha Mae “Myrt” Hudson, Farmer City, and Christia (Gary) Risler, Farmer City; two grandchildren, G.D. (Erin) Risler, Mount Sterling, and James Risler, Farmer City; and two sisters, Gerry (Tom) Whitt, Franklin, Ohio, and Sandra Wheeler, Mansfield, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and two sisters.

Marjorie was a cook for the Farmer City school district from 1967 to 1994.

She was a member of First Christian Church, Farmer City, where she taught Sunday school for 25 years; a  member of Farmer City American Legion Unit 55 auxiliary and member of the 8/40 Voiture.

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