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Marjorie Faulkner

     Marjorie F. Faulkner, age 92, of Lamar, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at Barton County Memorial Hospital.


     Marj was born August 23, 1916, at Lamar, to Charles and Mattie (Mitchell) Gould.  After graduating from Lamar High School in 1934, she earned a degree in cosmetology in Kansas City.  In addition to being a devoted wife, mother and homemaker, Marjorie owned and operated Marjorie’s Beauty Salon for 64 years, retiring in 1998. Always active in the community, Marjorie was a member of several bridge clubs, the Lamar Country Club, Lamar Art League, and Lamar United Methodist Church.


    On December 30, 1939 she married Lloyd Main and he preceded her in death May 28, 1964.  She later married F.W. “Bud” Faulkner, who died July 25, 1977.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, Charles & Mattie Gould; three brothers, Raymond, Jay, and Eddie Gould, and a sister, Helen Gould.


          Survivors include three children and their spouses, Marilyn & John Moore, Tom & Gale Main, Mike & Dianne Main,  all of Lamar; a step-son, Dean & wife Vonnie Main, Lamar; seven grandchildren, Julie & husband Bob Petersen, Jeff & wife Susan Moore, Doug & wife Frankie Main, Melissa & husband Kent Morey, Brandon Main, Mallory Main and Brian Main; three step-grandchildren, Mark Main & wife Julie, Marla Foreman & husband Chet, and Lynette Brous & husband Trevin; 15 great-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren..


     Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 24th at Lamar Family Ministries Center with Bob Petersen, Doug Main, and Rev. Don Keithly officiating.  Burial will be in Lake Cemetery.


     The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Daniel Funeral Home.


     Memorial contributions are suggested to Gideons International or the charity of the donor’s choice in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


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#6 Topeka, KansasKaren RoederFinley 2009-07-30 08:43
Tom and Gale(and all of your family): I was sorry to read of your mother's passing in the DEMOCRAT. Also, Tom and Gale, I was so sorry to hear about Phil's death. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family at this time. Cherish the memories and the good times for they can never be taken from you!
#5 Lamar MOBetty Gideon 2009-07-24 07:56
I will miss seeing Marge at Sunday School and many other activities we shared. She was such a neat Lady. She phoned me recently and thanked me for the cards etc I sent her...
Let us help fill the void in your lives we love you all too......
#4 Cynthiana, KYPat Williamson Wiley 2009-07-23 09:51
Tom and Gale, So very sorry about your mother. She and my mom were friends for many years. You and your family have my deepest sympathy.
#3 PittsburgPaula Kermashek 2009-07-23 08:42
Dianne-you and your family are in my prayers.
#2 Mission KSMichelle Patton Magee 2009-07-23 08:03
I am sorry about Marge"s death. She was a wonderful lady. Your family is in my prayers.
#1 TulsaMike Williams 2009-07-22 14:14
I am so sorry to hear of Marge's passing; you are in my prayers.

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