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Marjorie Dodds Thiessen, 95, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014 surrounded by her family.

Marjorie was born in Calvin, N.D., on Dec. 26, 1918 to Jeanette and John Dodds.

Marjorie and Vern Thiessen were married for 65 years. Marjorie lived on Island Lake in Gnesen Township for the majority of her life. She enjoyed many hours on and in the lake, tending her flowers and her daily walks.

Marjorie moved to Westwood Retirement Community on the Campus of St. Scholastica in 2004 and the long walks continued.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vern.

Marjorie is survived by her daughters Susan (James) Baillon of Gig Harbor, Wash., Bonnie (Daniel) Haugen of Rockaway Beach, Ore.; and son Jon (Brenda) Thiessen of Stevens Point, Wis.:; grandsons Joshua Baillon of Los Angeles, Calif., Gabriel (Jenna) Haugen of Portland, Ore., and Andrew (Amber) Baillon of Tacoma, Wash.; great-grandson Mason Haugen; her nieces and nephews, and the rest of her family and many friends.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 2 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014, in the St. Benedictine Health Care Chapel. In lieu of flowers all memorials and donations will be forwarded by the family to Essentia Health- St. Mary's Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.