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Edward W. and Bertha (Bahr) Lensert, William and Bertha Carls, Louis F. T.  and Mada (Lensert) Carls, Pleasant Valley

EDWARD

Edward Lensert and Bertha Bahr, both born in Germany, had Edward William Lensert March 25, 1892 in Caledonia, Racine, Wisconsin.

In 1910 Yuma County, Edward Lensert 67 and Bertha 46 have Edward 18, Bertha 15, Elizabeth 12, and daughter Cora 24 is married to Andrew Dresen, 28, with their son John 3, all born in Wisconsin.



Edward LENZERT - that's the spelling on the homestead certificate - proved up a quarter in 12, 3N 48W in 1913.

May 1913 "Ed Lenzert, living north of town, was at Fort Morgan on business the first of the week, going up Monday."

Edward Lensert was a charter member of the Lutheran church on March 4, 1916.


Edgar M. Tribbett married Elizabeth J.W. "Leusert" "August 26, 1912, recorded in Logan County.

   1913

Edgar Minor Tribbett registered in Yuma County, farming, born Dec 17, 1882, married to Elizabeth Willimena Tribbett.

They're in north Yuma County in 1920, with Ila M. 5, Harlie W. 3, and Lucile B. 1.  Edwin and Bertha J. Lansert, both 78, are living with them.

In 1930 Yuma County, Edgar M. is 47, Elizabeth 34, Ila M. 15, Bertha L. 11, Marjorie E. 10, "Eunse" E. 7, Sylvia T. 5, and Charles E. 1.

In 1940  Yamhill, Oregon (in 1935 in Washington County, Colorado) Edgar Tribbett is 57, Elizabeth 43, with Eunice 17, Sylvia 15, Charles 11, Eugene 7, and Shirley 5.

Edgar M Tribbett, born Dec 17, 1882, died Feb 26, 1980 in Yamhill County.

Dayton Oregon May 20, 1976

Ila Mae Bohannon, 95, Jamestown, North Dakota, died Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at her home in Jamestown. Ila Mae Tribbett was born July 27, 1914 in Yuma, Colorado, the daughter of Edgar and Elizabeth (Lensert) Tribbett. She graduated from Yuma High School in Yuma, CO. In 1934 Ila married Oliver Paris. She married Charles Bohannon in 1954. They lived in Oregon until 1997, when they moved to Jamestown. Charles died in 1999. She loved Jamestown and the beautiful seasons, singing in the Gardenette Choir and watching her grandchildren grow. Ila is survived by her son, Kenneth (Ann) Paris, Flower Mound, TX; daughter, Stella Wheeler, Jamestown; daughter-in-law, Leontine Paris, Chester, WV; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren; four sisters, Lucille Ewing, McMinnville, OR, Margie McCall, Yuma, CO, Sylvia (Leonard) Roth, Salem, OR and Shirley (Jan) Fox, McMinnville, OR; two brothers, Charles (Cleo) Tribbett, Yamhill, OR and Gene (Joan (Wiser)) Tribbett, McMinnville, OR; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Harley & Howard; husbands; sister, Eunice Covington; brothers-in-law, Lloyd Ewing; Clarence Covington and Mark McCall; two grandsons, Brad and Stan Paris; two great-granddaughters; Amanda and Tiffany Paris; step-son Walter and son-in-law, Harold Wheeler. Celebration of her Life: 11:00 AM, Friday, August 7, 2009 at Grace Episcopal Church, Jamestown, with Father Kevin Goodrich officiating. Visitation: 1:00 to 8:00 PM, Thursday, August 6, 2009 at the Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown, ND. Burial: 3:00 PM, Friday, August 7, 2009 at Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown, ND. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Grace Episcopal Church, Jamestown Hospital or the Salvation Army, all of Jamestown.

Lucille Tribbett Ewing, 95, the beloved matriarch of the Ewing/Dooley family, passed away on January 31, 2014 at the home of her daughter, Pat Dooley, in Woodburn, Oregon. She was born on the family farm in Yuma, Colorado in 1918 to Edgar and Elizabeth (Lensert) Tribbett. She was the third born of ten children in her family. Lucille attended school through the eighth grade. At that time she quit school to help on the family farm after her brother Harley passed away. She loved attending Lutheran school for two years and always passed on her strong faith and wisdom to family and friends alike. In 1935, she married the love of her life, Lloyd Ewing, and together they had three children, Yvonne "Pat" Dooley (Leonard), of Woodburn, Michael Ewing (deceased in 2002) and Larry Ewing (Anne) of McMinnville. Lucille and Lloyd moved to the Onalaska, Washington area in 1936. They returned to Colorado in the late 1930's then settled in Dayton in 1943. Lucille worked as a welder in the shipyards during the war. She also worked as a telephone operator and a store clerk. Lucille went to work for the Oregon State Accident Insurance Fund and retired after 23 years as a supervisor with an accommodation from the Governor. After her retirement, Lucille began painting china and received multiple awards for her artwork. She enjoyed gardening with her husband especially her prized rose garden. Friends and family remember her as a gracious hostess who always opened her home and had an extra place at the table. As one relative said "Gram had a way of making each one of us feel special". Throughout her 95 years on this earth, Lucille left every place she went a little brighter. Lucille is survived by her children, Yvonne "Pat" Dooley, Larry Ewing, sisters Sylvia Roth, Shirley Fox, brothers Charles "Chuck" Tribbett, Eugen Tribbett, eight grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd in 1999 and son Michael in 2002. Lucille was a longtime member of the Lutheran Church attending St. John Lutheran Church and Trinity Lutheran Church, both of McMinnville. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 8 at 11 AM at St. John Lutheran Church with interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. John Lutheran Church or the charity of your choice in care of Macy & Son.

 Charles Tribbett married Cleo Bell Oct 2, 1948 in Yamhill County.  She would be the daughter of Orest and Celia Bell, both buried in Yamhill, County  #63774633

2012 Kenneth Bell's obituary "He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce, his parents, and his brother Oscar. He is survived by his daughter Lisa Milke, son-in law Gary and grandchildren Katherine, Jillian and Paul as well as by his sister Cleo Tribbett and brother-in -law Chuck; sister Dorothy Powers and brother-in-law Bud; brother Frank Bell and sister-in-law Kathy; sisters-in-law Marge Lanam and Veta Bell; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  "

Yamhill resident Charles Edward Tribbett died Feb. 5, 2014. He was 85. A memorial service is planned at 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at Grace Baptist Church, North Second and East Monroe streets in Carlton.

 

Sylvia Roth, 93, Nyssa, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002, in a Nyssa Oregon care center. Services pending, Nyssa's Lienkaemper Chapel.   Probably another one....

Services for Bradley Paul Fox, one year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jan Fox of McMinnville, who died Feb. 28, 1964, in a Portland hospital, were held March 2 in the chapel of Macy and Son with interment at Evergreen Memorial Park. He was born Dec. 3, 1962.  He is survived by his parents and sister Kimberley Renae; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Hancock, Hebo, and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Fox, Hillsboro; a great-grandmother, Mrs. Stella Rogers, Cloverdale.

February 11, 1992

March 15, 1923



Edward L. Lensert 1841-1923 # 60544796 and Bertha J.C. Lensert 1862-1932 are buried in Yuma.


December 1, 1932
December 8, 1932



Edward registered in Racine, Wisconsin for WWI, born March 25, 1892 in Caledonia Wisconsin, a barber, single.

In 1920 Beloit, Wisconsin, Edward W. 27, a barber, is married to Freada P., 38 and they're living with her parents Fred and Caroline Haase.

Findagrave # 3835702 says Edward W. Lensert born 1892, died 1955 in England, buried in Beloit, Wisconsin, with wife Frieda 1881-1965.


In 1960 Beloit Freida P . (wid Edw W.) lives at 930 Wisconsin.  Warren E. (Betty J) Barber lives at 936 Wisconsin.

WILLIAM


Carolina 30, Auguste 9, Johann 7, Rudolf 5, and Wilhelm 3 arrived in Baltimore in August 1883 from Bremen.

In 1900 Racine, Wisconsin, William born Jan 1851, married 26 years to Caroline Jan 1852, Rudolph July 1877, Frank July 1882 - these four born in Germany - Louis Nov 1884 , Otto Oct 1888, and Elsie June 1886 born in Wisconsin.

In 1905 Racine Wisconsin, Wm. Carls is 53, Caroline 52, Louis 20, Otto 17, Frank 22, Wm. 24, Rody 26, and Elsie 9.

In 1910 Yuma County, William L. Carls 56 has Otto 22 Wisconsin and Elsie M. Carls 13, Wisconsin.

Elsie Carls, 18 married Chas. Hunt, 22 June 20, 1915, recorded in Yuma County. "POPULAR YOUNG YUMA COUPLE UNITED - Miss Elsie Carls and Mr. Charles Hunt were married Sunday at 5 o'clock p. m. at the home of Mr. and James W. Hunt, Rev. B. G. Ingraham, pastor of the Yuma Methodist church, officiating. Following the ceremony, a dainty wedding luncheon was served in two courses. The young couple are among the best known and most popular people in our community. The heartiest good wishes of a host of friends accompany them on their life venture. They will make their home in the cottage just completed by the groom in the southeastern part of town. "

In 1920 Yuma County - township 3 North, Wm. Carls is 38, Bertha 23, with Dorris 2 and Herbert three months.

Wm. Carl was delinquent on taxes for 80 acres in 17, 3N 44W in 1923

This might be another claim.  William Carls proved up on two  quarters in 14 and 29, 3N 48W in 1913.

In 1920 Charles Hunt is a plasterer, 27, born in Nebraska and Elsie have Luella N. Hunt, 3.  They live on Weekly Avenue in Yuma.

In 1930 Yuma precinct, William Carls is 49, born in Germany, Bertha 35 in Wisconsin.  Doris E. is 13, Herbert 11, Harold W. 9, and Wilbert L 7, all bon in Colorado.

Charles and Elsie have two 1930 census entries.  One in Pomona living with James W. Hunt 60 England and Sarah B. 59 Indiana.  Louella M. is 13, Bobbie 9.  Otto C. Carl 39 Wisconsin is also living there.

The other entry is in San Bernardino County, where Charles said he was born in Kansas.


They attended the June 1940 picnic

In 1940 (but were in Yuma in 1935) William I. Carls is 60, Bertha 46, with Dorris E. 22, Herbert W. 20, Harold W. 18, Wilbert E. 16, and Eileen R. 8.

September 1969 Pomona "Mrs. Carls Honored At Dinner The 75th birthday of Mrs. Bertha Carls was celebrated at a buffet dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Donald Poganski offered a special prayer for the honoree. The reception also marked the birthdays of Frances and Harold Carls and the return of a grandson. Gary Carls, from Vietnam. All five of Mrs. Carls’ children were present to celebrate the event. They included Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Carls from Mammouth Lakes, Harold Carls of Ontario, Dorris Carls of Pomona, Wilbert Carls of Pomona and Mrs. Eileen Patterson of Montclair. Forty-six guests attended the dinner. Mrs. Carls, who resides at 732 E. 11th St., has lived in Pomona since 1936. The family was formerly from Yuma, Colo."

Bertha Anna Carls born Aug 28, 1894 in Wisconsin, died April 11, 1989 in San Bernardino County, father Lensert, mother Baar. 

Dorris married Bernice Vera Bergt in Salt Lake County, Utah January 19, 1944.

Louis F. Carls 1884-1930 # 110272817 and Meta C. Carls 1889-1954 # 110272768 are buried in Pomona.

Dorris Edwin Carls -1917-1977 # 55407309 and Bernice Vera Carls 1918-2002 are buried in Pomona.


Herbert W. Carls married Norma R. Patterson in San Bernardino County June 28, 1969.

Harold W. Carls married Margaret C. Chambers / Jager July 2, 1960 in Imperial County, Califronia.

Harold Wilbert Carls, born Sept 1, 1921, died June 3, 1995 in San Bernardino County.
Harold is buried in Riverside National # 464497.

Wilbert E. Carls, born Jan 2, 1924, died April 20, 1972 in Los Angeles County.

Eileen R. Carls, 19, married Billie G. Patterson, 20, in Los Angeles County October 13, 1950.
Eileen R. Patterson, 41, married William C. Klonsick, 53, in San Bernardino County April 10, 1973.
June 1972 Pomona One hundred and fifty family members and guests attended the 58th annual reunion of the Berry family at Westmont Community Center which also honored the 95th birthday of Mrs. Phebe Berry Harbour. A second family picnic honoring Mrs. Harbour was held last week at John Galvin Park in Ontario. Thirty family members attended this party. Mrs. Harbour was born June  15, 1877, in Humboldt. Neb.  She was married to Mat tin L. Harbour in Shawnee, Okla., in April of 19?5. The couple’s first home was in Clements, Kan. In 1921. the family moved to California, settling first in Chini? and later in Ontario. Her husband died a few years ago. The six living children are Mrs. Otto Carls of Pomona. Roy ;M. Harbour of Victorville,: Mrs. Benha Wade, Mrs. Jewell Farris, Newell Harbour and Finley Harbour, all of Ontario.

LOUIS

It's confusing, because there was a Lewis W. Carle claiming two quarters in 24, 5N 47W, one in 1913, another in 1914.

Louis F. T. Carls married Mada Clara Bertha "Lanser", born about 1887 in Wisconsin, on Sept 17, 1905 in Berrien County, Michigan

1910 "Louis Carls was busy a few days treating the boys.  He was appointed mail carrier on the Ford route to begin on July 1st."

In 1910 Magee precinct, Yuma County, Louis Carls, 25 born in Wisconsin, and Mata, 21, Wisconsin, have Irvin 2, Wisconsin, and Margaret 1, Colorado.
 

Louis proved up a quarter in 33, 4N 47W in 1909 , and in 1912 Louis (one of the adult heirs of William Carls, deceased),  claimed a quarter in 14, 3N 48W, witnesses Frank H. Hammond, Lloyd Titterington, Edward Lensert, and William Mulder, all of Yuma.

June 2, 1911 "Dr. Billsborrow reports the arrival of a baby girl at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis F. Carls, last Friday night...."


May 2, 1913 " Dawes & Jackson have arranged to put in a branch store at Ford. Three loads of stock was taken out yesterday, and more will go out next week. Louis Carls will have charge of the new enterprise."
Application filed June 17, 1916. Serial no. 104,214.
Be it known that I, LOUIS F. CARLS, a citizen of the United States, and resident of Yuma, in the county of Yuma and State of Colorado, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Railway-Rail-Fastening Devices, of which the following is a specification. The present invention relates to railway rail fastenings and has particular reference to new and useful' improvements in antispreading devices for rails. The primary object of my invention is to provide an anti-spreading device for association with a railway rail and for engagement with a tie for preventing lateral displacement or spreading of the rail.

Louis registered in Butte, Montana for WWI, a miner, with wife Metta Carls.

In 1930 Pomona, California, Louis F. is 45, Meta 40, Margaret F. 21, Isabel A. 18, Carolyn E. 14, and Marvin L. 10.  All four kids were born in Colorado.

Louis is a janitor in 1940 Pomona, and they have only Marvin, 20 a "new worker."

Louis Frederick Carls registered in Pomona, born November 19, 1884 in Blouit, Wisconsin, unemployed.  Reference was Charles Hunt of Pomona

 Louis, born Nov 19, 1884, died April 9, 1960 in Los Angeles, mother's name Brickman.

Louis  1884-1930 (findagrave 110272817 might have misread the tombstone) and Meta C. Carls 1889-1954 are buried in Pomona.

59800272 is daughter of Louis Carls
The memorial service for Isabel C. Pitts will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. John Lutheran Church in Eagle Point Oregon.

Mrs. Pitts, 91, of Eagle Point, died Wednesday (Feb. 19, 2003) at her home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Lutheran School Building Fund, 42 Alta Vista Road, Eagle Point, OR 97524.

She was born May 26, 1911, in Yuma, Colo., to Louis and Meta (Lensert) Carls. She graduated from Pomona High School in 1929. On Dec. 1, 1945, in Pomona, Calif., she married Ruel W. Pitts, who died in 1995.

Mrs. Pitts owned a beauty shop in Claremont, Calif., and worked in fashion retailing in Fairbanks, Alaska. She moved to the Rogue Valley in 1976 from Fairbanks, Alaska.

She was a charter member of St. John Lutheran Church.

Survivors include a son, Bob, Eagle Point; a sister, Carolyn Woodward, Eagle Point; a brother, Erwin Carls, Ashland; one granddaughter; and one great-granddaughter. Findagrave 59800272

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June 28, 1928
August 8, 1929

Medford, Oregon 2004

Services for Erwin William Carls will be Wed. Jan. 7 at 2 p.m. at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland. Pastor Dick Hamilton of Gold Hill Christian Church will officiate. Mr. Carls passed away Friday, (Jan 2, 2004) at Providence Medical Center at age 96. Erwin was born June 10, 1907 in Racine, WI to Louis and Meta Lensert Carls, the eldest of five children. On June 20, 1928 in Pomona, CA he married Della Coppersmith. She preceded him in death on Aug. 8, 2001, after 73 years of marriage.  Erwin moved from Racine to Yuma, CO and later to Pomona, CA where he lived until 1970 when he moved to Medford, OR. Over the years Erwin held various jobs in the carpentry and tile setting trades. He worked for a number of years as an instructor in tile setting at the Calif. Institution for Men in Chino, CA. During this time he authored a book on the subject, "The Art of Tile Setting." He and Della owned and operated three natural history museums, the most recent one, "Nature's Treasure Chest" in Gold Hill, OR.  His lifetime interest was in the study of natural science and God's creation. He corresponded and exchanged specimens with other collectors all over the world. His vast collection was donated to the Institute for Creation Research in Santee, CA a few years ago. He was considered by many an expert in the field of lepidoptera,  mineralogy, and woods of the world. His name was mentioned in "Who Knows - and What Among Authorities - Experts and the Specially Informed." He was a charter member of the International Wood Collectors Society and an honorary lifetime member.  In addition to his collecting, research and study, Erwin enjoyed his daily Bible reading, his family and friends, attending church and, of course, God's awesome creation. He was a member of Gold Hill Christian Church and Ashland Christian Church.   In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret McKendrick and Isabel Pitts and his brother, Marvin Carls.   One sister, Caroline Woodward of Eagle Point remains.  Other survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, David and Mary Lou Carls of Pomona, CA, his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Wayne Christian of Ashland, OR, seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Marvin L. Carls - October 10, 1919, died August 2, 2000, buried at Forest Lawn, Covina, California, per # 94384647

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August 1932


Pomona California February 9, 1976

Mrs. Margaret F. McKendrick of 1515 W. Arrow Highway, Upland, died Sunday morning in Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Fontana, after six months of illness. Mrs. McKendrick was born Nov. 22, 1908 in Yuma, Colo. She came to Pomona in 1927 from Yuma. In 1959 she moved to Newport Beach where she lived until moving to Upland in 1968. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Montclair. Surviving is a son, Thomas of Montclair; two brothers, Erwin W. Carls of Medford, Ore., and Marvin L. Carls of Pomona; two sisters, Mrs. Isabel Pitts of Fairbanks, Alaska. and Mrs. Carolyn Woodward of Medford; a grandson, Thomas McKendrick of Upland and a granddaughter, Miss Jill McKendrick of Montclair. Services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Todd Memorial Chapel Pomona. The Rev. Maynard H. Saeger, pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Montclair, will officiate. Burial will be made in Pomona Cemetery.

 


Thomas William "Bill" McKendrick passed away October 12, 2008 in Lake Havasu City at the age of 75. He was born on June 12, 1933 to Thomas and Margaret (Carls) McKendrick in Pomona, CA. Bill served under the direction of the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict. He married his beloved bride Joan Laird 55 years ago and together they moved to Arizona 17 years ago from Montclair, CA, making Lake Havasu their home 7 years ago. He worked for I.B.E.W. Local #11 as an electrician in Los Angeles, CA for 40 years. Bill was a member of the Elks in Bullhead and Lake Havasu, American Legion in Lake Havasu and Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Lake Havasu. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Joan McKendrick of Lake Havasu; son, Dave (Leslie) McKendrick of Alta Loma, CA; daughter, Jill (Kevin) Ward of Lake Havasu; grandchildren, Jason (Brianna) Ward of Maricopa, AZ, Jennifer (Luke) McKendrick of Alta Loma, CA, Kari (Chance) Ward of Lake Havasu and Tom (Amber) McKendrick of Alta Loma, CA and great grandchildren, Alexis and Jayden of Alta Loma, CA. A celebration of life will be held at Jill's house on Saturday, October 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM.


Cora Emily Lensert married Andrew John Dresen, and they had Lucy "Dee" Isabell in February, 1914. Lucy married Henry Gummer January 4, 1941 and died in an acccident November 22, 1962.

February 3, 1949


Cora died in 1950, and is buried in Yuma # 48944673, with Andrew Dresen # 48944678.
Cora's obituary lists eight children - John H., Mable Gummer, Edward, Elmer, Conrad A., William W., and Rose (Mrs. Sid) Reynolds.


Elizabeth Lensert married Edgar M. Tribbett on August 26, 1912.
March 6, 1980


Elizabeth 1897-1976 is buried in McMinnville # 145020818, with Edgar # 145020793.
May 20, 1976




Ila Mae Bohannon, 95, Jamestown, North Dakota, died Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at her home in Jamestown.
Ila Mae Tribbett was born July 27, 1914 in Yuma, Colorado, the daughter of Edgar and Elizabeth (Lensert) Tribbett. She graduated from Yuma High School in Yuma, CO.
In 1934, Ila married Oliver Paris. She married Charles Bohannon in 1954. They lived in Oregon until 1997, when they moved to Jamestown. Charles died in 1999.
She loved Jamestown and the beautiful seasons, singing in the Gardenette Choir and watching her grandchildren grow.
Ila is survived by her son, Kenneth (Ann) Paris, Flower Mound, TX; daughter, Stella Wheeler, Jamestown; daughter-in-law, Leontine Paris, Chester, WV; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren; four sisters, Lucille Ewing, McMinnville, OR, Margie McCall, Yuma, CO, Sylvia (Leonard) Roth, Salem, OR and Shirley (Jan) Fox, McMinnville, OR; two brothers, Charles (Cleo) Tribbett, Yamhill, OR and Gene (Joan) Tribbett, McMinnville, OR; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Harley & Howard; husbands; sister, Eunice Covington; brothers-in-law, Lloyd Ewing; Clarence Covington and Mark McCall; two grandsons, Brad and Stan Paris; two great-granddaughters; Amanda and Tiffany Paris; step-son Walter and son-in-law, Harold Wheeler.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown, ND.


Marjorie Elizabeth (Tribbett) McCall, 91, died peacefully at her home in Yuma, Colorado, on December 1, 2011. She was born at her family's home northeast of Yuma on January 31, 1920, to Edgar Tribbett and Elizabeth (Lensert) Tribbett, the fourth in a family of ten children. She was baptized in February, 1920, and confirmed in April, 1935 at St John's Lutheran Church in Yuma. Marjorie was united in marriage to Mark McCall on August 26, 1937, and following a trip to Yellowstone, they began their life together on the farm. In 1993, Mark and Marjorie moved to their present home in Yuma. Marjorie enjoyed quilting with her friends, doing embroidery, baking, tending her flowers and playing cards. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren and so enjoyed their visits. Marjorie was a devoted member of St. John's Lutheran Church of Yuma and a member of Prairie View Ladies Aid.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, Mark in 2000; her parents, Ed and Elizabeth Tribbett; sisters, Ila Mae Bohannon and Eunice Covington; brothers, Harley and Howard Tribbett; and infant son, Leslie.

She is survived by daughter, Janice and husband Warren Dermer; and son, David and wife Peggy; granddaughters, Brenda Grauberger, Carrie Farner and husband Kevin, and R. Anne Ptacnik and husband John; grandson, Mark L. McCall, two step-grandsons, Warren Dermer, Jr., and Jon Dermer; and great-grandchildren, Amanda and Holly Grauberger, Amelia, Zachary, and Josie Ptacnik, and Desi and Halle Farner. Marjorie is also survived by her sisters: Lucille Ewing, Sylvia Roth and husband Leonard, and Shirley Fox and husband Jan; and brothers: Chuck and wife Cleo, and Gene and wife Joan; sister-in-law, Mildred Pitchford; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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