Marjorie D. Duxbury

Marjorie D. Duxbury, age 95, of Wessington passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 at her residence.

Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00-6:30 pm followed by her funeral service at 6:30 pm on Friday, May 27th at the Welter Funeral Home in Huron. A private family committal service will be on Saturday at the Wessington Cemetery.


Marjorie was born on January 23, 1921 in Sumner, WA to Everett and Nadine (Rothmiller) McGowen. She graduated from high school in Sumner. She was united in marriage to William J. Duxbury on March 20, 1939 in Sumner. In 1944, William and Marjorie bought a farm in rural Wessington where they lived until 2000 when they retired and moved to town (Wessington).  Marjorie enjoyed knitting, sewing, playing the piano; and treasured spending time with her family.


Marjorie is survived by one daughter, Janet (Marvin) Pleinis of McLaughlin, SD; two sons, Jerald (JoAnn) Duxbury of Rapid City, SD and David (Pam) Duxbury of Wessington, SD; 8 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband William in 2005, two brothers, and one sister.


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