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Marjory Jeannette Poole Ray

May 9, 1918 April 11, 2019
Marjory Jeannette Poole Ray
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Obituary for Marjory Jeannette Poole Ray

ALEXANDRIA, IN- Marjory “Marge” Jeannette (Staudacher) Poole Ray, 100, Alexandria went to laugh with the angels on Thursday, April 11, 2019.

She was born May 9, 1918 to Walter and Katherine (Feineaur) Staudacher in Bay City, Michigan. She graduated from Handy High School and received a degree from the General Motors Institute as a Comptometer operator. Marjory was a Michigan Women’s Division Champion Archer and hunted alongside famed archer Fred Bear. She was a member and served as President of the Alexandria Art Circle, Aesop Club, Federated Women, Tri Kappa, and the Alexandria Library Board. Marjory was a Neighborhood Chairman for the Girl Scouts as well as a Cub Scout Leader. She was the first woman in Indiana to obtain a Real Estate Brokers license. She was also a licensed Insurance Agent. Marjory enjoyed her years as Editor of the Alexandria Times Tribune. In addition, she ran for several political posts during her years as a resident of Alexandria.

Survivors:
CHILDREN – Roger Poole of Montgomery, AL, Joyce Lait of Louisville, KY, Penny (George) Stewart of Marion IN and Suzanne (Joe) Remington of Alexandria.
GRANDDAUGHTERS – Susan (Chuck) Gambrell of Pike Road, AL, Sherri (Ryan) Davidson of Wetumpka, AL, Marcie George (Shawn Everitt) of Alexandria, and Ande Remington (Donnie Martin) of Alexandria.
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN – Jasmine George (Paul Stanley) and Eric George, both of Raleigh NC, Lee Ellis (Kenzie Corya) of Muncie and Trever Harpel of Elwood.
SISTERS-IN-LAW – Lee and Mary Jane Staudacher.
Several nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Myron C. Poole, in 1967 and her second husband, Murl Ray, in 2006.

Services honoring Marge’s life, faith and legacy will take place at 2 pm on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in the Lutheran Church of Our Blessed Savior, 309 West Washington Street, Alexandria with Pastor Kal Rissman officiating. Private interment will follow in Park View Cemetery, Alexandria. Friends may call at the Owens Funeral Home, 412 North Harrison Street, Alexandria on Friday from 5 pm to 7 pm, or at the church on Saturday after 1 pm prior to the services.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Pete’s Pantry, with envelopes available at the visitation and services or the charity of the donor’s choice.

Owens Funeral Home is honored to care for Marge and the Ray/Pool family.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

12

Apr

5:00 PM 4/12/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/12/2019 7:00:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Owens Funeral Home
412 N Harrison St. Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

13

Apr

1:00 PM 4/13/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Our Blessed Savior Lutheran Church

309 W. Washington Street
Alexandria, IN 46001

Our Blessed Savior Lutheran Church
309 W. Washington Street Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Service

Saturday

13

Apr

2:00 PM 4/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Our Blessed Savior Lutheran Church

309 W. Washington Street
Alexandria, IN 46001

Our Blessed Savior Lutheran Church
309 W. Washington Street Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Park View Cemetery Final Resting Place

1101 S Park Avenue
Alexandria, IN 46001

1101 S Park Avenue Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pete's Pantry

309 West Washington Street
Alexandria, IN 46001
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