Jeanne B. Marx
Jeanne B. Marx, 94, died January 31, at Assured Assisted Living in Castle Rock, Colorado. She was born January 9, 1919 in rural Meade County Kansas to Samuel and Mary (Specht) Currier. She was a graduate of Plains High School.
On June 16, 1945 she married W.W. (Bill) Marx in Garden City, Ks. Soon after, they moved to Eastern Colorado where they lived on a ranch in Crowley county before moving to the town of Haswell. Jeanne helped with farm and ranch duties, and served as bookkeeper for the Haswell Garage, another family business. In 1987, the couple returned to Plains, Kansas. In 2007, she again moved to Colorado to be with family.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, and enjoyed singing hymns with her sisters. She also enjoyed travel, word puzzles, gardening, and fishing.
Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband in 1987, her parents, five sisters and one brother. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Marlena and Chris Miller of Colorado Springs.
Graveside services were held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 7, 2013, at the Plains Cemetery, Plains, Kansas, with the Reverend Keith Schadel presiding. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in Jeanne’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association. Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade, has been entrusted with these arrangements.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com