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Marjorie R. Niekamp

Marjorie R. Niekamp

Marjorie R. Niekamp, age 91, of Bickford Senior Living of Quincy, formerly of 6330 N. 60th St., died on Saturday, December 28, 2019 in Bickford. She was born on April 3, 1928 in Quincy, IL the daughter of Francis & Viola (Wellman) Wiewel.

She married Richard C. Niekamp on May 20, 1947 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Quincy. He preceded her in death on October 17, 2012. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and was formerly a member of St. Dominic Church and the ladies' group at the church.

Marjorie was an Avon Cosmetic Salesperson for more than 50 years. She was a member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary and the Quincy Boat Club. She volunteered at the Blessing Hospital Tea Room for many years. Marjorie also greatly enjoyed playing cards, especially bridge.

She is survived by four children, Judy Barrett Krall of Puyallup, WA, Jane Leffers and her husband Floyd, Jeff Niekamp and his wife Nita and Jerel Niekamp and his wife Carolyn, all of Quincy; ten grandchildren, Renae (Dr. Kurt) Besch, Chad (Cori) Barrett, Lee (Sarah) Leffers, Lisha (Carl) Buckwalter, Cinda (Brian) Barnes, Trista (Wes) Neisen, Jeffrey (Georgia) Niekamp, Amanda (John) Fallin, Gary (Bonnie) Rankin and Kim Paetow; twenty-three great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and two brothers: Loren 'Sonny' (June) Wiewel and Kenny (Sandy Bush) Wiewel. Sister-in-law: Ruth Wiewel and brother-in-law: Leonard Niekamp. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, sons-in-law: Fred Barrett and Vincent Krall, a great-grandchild: Charlotte Niekamp, brother Lloyd Wiewel, sister Dorothy Niekamp and a sister-in-law Jackie Wiewel.

The family wishes to thank all the staff and family at Bickford Cottages for their outstanding assistance and help that they provided throughout the years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Interment will be in Quincy Memorial Park Mausoleum. Visitation will be held on Sunday evening from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at St. Anthony Church and also on Monday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the mass at the church. Memorials may be made to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice, the Blessing Hospital Cancer Center or to St. Anthony Catholic Church.

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From:
Debbie Fleer
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Marge will be missed.. Let the euchre games begin!!
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Don Benz
Quincy, IL
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Jerel and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
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Joan & Bill Knippen
Elmhurst, IL
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So very sorry for your loss. We will treasure the loving memories we have as we always loved visiting with Marge when we were in Quincy.
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ROBERT SKINNER
QUINCY, IL
Comments:
Am so sorry for your loss. Peace to you all
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Penny Padgett
Quincy, IL
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Jeff and Nita: I will miss Marge very much. We became very good friends when I was at Bickford and i loved visiting her whenever i got a chance to stop at Bickford. We could talk for hours. You have my deepest sympathy. Sincerely, Penny
From:
Denny Grimm
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A wonderful,fun, classy lady. Enjoyed many dinners and euchre games at Quincy Boat Club with Rich & Marge. Today she is with Rich & Jesus in paradise; Luke 23:43, Rev 21:4
From:
Connie Koch
Rio Rancho, NM
Comments:
I was so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. You and your family are in my prYERS
From:
Sue Winking
Louisville, KY
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I’m so sorry to learn of Marjorie’s passing. I have such fond memories of her from my time at Bickford. Seeing heartfelt sympathies to all of you,
From:
Janet Wiewel
Surprise, AZ
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Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers
From:
Jerry and Sue Schmidt
Carrollton, IL
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Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Marge was a very sweet lady. Thoughts and prayers to all of you during this difficult time.
From:
Kathy Alison
Arlington, VA
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I'm so sorry about your mom's passing. She was always so much fun when Judy and I were at the house. She will be missed by all who knew her.
From:
Dan & Pam Sherman
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Our deepest sympathy for the loss of our beloved Marjorie. She loved her family and always spoke of their latest activities and accomplishments with great pride.
In addition to her 40 plus years serving our Avon needs, she became an endearing friend who we dearly cherished. We send the family love and prayers.