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Marjorie E Hennenfent

July 17, 1925 — March 19, 2017

Marjorie E. Hennenfent, 91, of Monmouth, IL died at 9:21 a.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.

She was born on July 17, 1925 in Fountain Green, IL, the daughter of John and Blanche (Lower)Tippet. Marjorie was raised and educated in Macomb, IL and graduated in 1943 from the Western Academy in Macomb.

Marjorie married Roger L. Hennenfent in Macomb, IL on July 11, 1954. He preceded her in death on November 28, 1997.

Marjorie spent most of her life as a homemaker. She worked for a time as a secretary at REA in Macomb, Brown Lynch Scott Co in Monmouth, and the Alexis Fire Protection District. Marjorie was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monmouth, and the Roseville Rambling Rose Square Dancing Club. She enjoyed playing cards at Strom Center in Monmouth, camping, word games, and playing the piano.

Surviving Marjorie is one son, Tim Hennenfent of Monmouth, IL, one daughter Jill (Danny) Johnson of Gerlaw, IL, four grandchildren; Nicholas Hennenfent, Nathan (Sara) Hennenfent, Nolan Hennenfent, and Noah Hennenfent. Also surviving are four great grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Shirley Peterson of Monmouth, IL, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three brothers; Deon Tippet, Dale Tippet, and John “Jay” Tippet.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Warren County Memorial Park, Monmouth. No visitation hours are planned. Memorials can be made to Strom Center, Monmouth or First United Methodist Church, Monmouth. McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth is in charge of the arrangements.

Graveside Service

Thursday, March 23, 2017
11:00 AM

Warren County Memorial Park
1325 North 11th Street
Monmouth, IL 61462

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