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Margie Marie West

August 5, 1922 March 29, 2019
Margie Marie West
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MICHIGAN- Margie Marie West, 96, of Grand Rapids, Michigan and formerly of Rockville passed away Friday, March 29, 2019 at Raybrook Manor in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She was born August 5, 1922 in Stone Bluff, Indiana to the late Fenton Wildman and Pauline Greve Wildman. Her husband of 54 years, John West whom she married August 5, 1949 preceded her in death on August 11, 2002.

Survivors include one daughter, Janet K. Hufford of Grand Rapids, Michigan; three grandchildren, Kyle (Adela) of New Paris, Indiana Sean Hufford of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Stephanie (James) Underwood of Lowell, Michigan; three great-grandchildren, Garrett West Hufford, Josephine Underwood and Abby Underwood; two sisters, Mary (Robert) Klutzke or Wingate, Indiana and Catherine Hampton of Crawfordsville, Indiana; several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Ralph, James, Charles, William, Philo Wildman and three sisters, Viola Weigle, Ethel Holland and Rena Wildman.

She was a member of the Rockville Christian Church and was a part of the Christian Women’s fellowship group and the Friendship Sunday School Class. She was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxillary Post 1752, Happy Hours Home Ec Club and was on the Parke County Fair Board. Marge was a Girls Scout leader for almost ten years, in addition to being neighborhood chairman. She worked at Production Credit Association in the 1940’s and was Parke County Deputy Treasurer and then acting Treasure in the 70’s and 80’s. She was honored by Gov. Robert Orr with the Distinguished Hoosier Award in 1985. She and John bowled many years on the Rockville Senior League. She enjoyed, sewing, crafts, and quilting. She volunteered for many groups , her favorite was selling poppies for the VFW and delivering daffodils to auxiliary members in nursing homes. Her favorite thing in the world was being Mam Mam to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 am, Monday, April 1, 2019 at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville with the Rev. Don Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville. Visitation is 2-6 pm Sunday at Gooch Funeral Home. Memorial contributions, if friends so desire, may be made to Rockville Christian Church, 292 W. US Highway 36, Rockville, Indiana 47872. Friends may sign an online guest register at

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2:00 PM 3/31/2019 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 3/31/2019 6:00:00 PM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, Indiana 47872

Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard St Rockville 47872 Indiana
United States





11:00 AM 4/1/2019 11:00:00 AM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, Indiana 47872

Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard St Rockville 47872 Indiana
United States

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Memory Garden Cemetery Final Resting Place

U.S. Highway 41
Rockville, IN 47872

U.S. Highway 41 Rockville 47872 IN
United States

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