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Marjorie Cole Andrews

Marjorie Cole Andrews (nee Ahlman) of Elyria died Monday, June 9 2014. She was born March 19, 1923 in Willoughby and was a graduate of Mentor High School.

She worked on the administrative staff of Mentor High School and later was a bank teller for banks in Willoughby and Laguna Beach, California.

Marjorie loved baseball and was an enthusiastic Indians fan even after her move to San Clemente, California, where she lived for 33 years. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church in both Ohio and California. Traveling in her RV, visiting family and friends, seeing sights in all 50 states, was a special joy. She enjoyed time in Colorado as a campground host. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Willoughby and of the PEO Sisterhood in San Clemente. Returning to Ohio to Wesleyan Village, she made countless more friends as she threw herself into a variety of activities and volunteering roles.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence J. and Oriole S. Ahlman; three husbands, Alfred M. Cole, C. Garry Andrews and Donald D. Cole; daughter, Martha Andrews; step-son, G. Dean Andrews; sister, Jean Tegarty Richmond; brothers, Robert S. Ahlman, William C. Ahlman, James F. Ahlman, John D. Ahlman and Richard T. Ahlman.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Cole (Hal Taussig) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; step-son, Crispen D. Cole (Carolina) of Long Beach, California; grandson, Benjamin C. Cady; granddaughters, Katherine A. Martin, Karen E. Martin and Miriam A. Cady; step-granddaughter, Ashleigh Cole; three great grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 2:30 P.M. at Wesleyan Village, 807 West Ave., Elyria. Burial will be at Mentor Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wesleyan Senior Living Foundation, 807 West Ave., Elyria OH 44035.

Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria, handled arrangements.

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