Marjorie E. Ennes

April 30, 1921 - April 20, 2013
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Mrs. Marjorie E. Ennes

Marjorie E. Ennes, 91, of Rockford, died Saturday, April 20, 2013 in Crimson Pointe Assisted Living Center. She was born April 30, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois; the daughter of Arthur and Elizabeth (Rowland) Izard. She loved being in her dad’s large family, where she was spoiled by all of her aunts and uncles. Marjorie married Wayne Thorstensen on June 1, 1945 in Chicago. She was also married briefly to her high school sweetheart, Terry Ennes, with whom she was reunited after Wayne passed away in 1988. They enjoyed being together after so many years. They married in Woodstock in 1991. Terry passed away in 1996. Marjorie worked as a registered nurse at Ravenswood Hospital in Chicago and as a school nurse in Lincolnwood, Illinois. She was a member of St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in Woodstock, the Woodstock Garden Club and the Wisconsin Riders and Exhibitors Club. Marjorie enjoyed horseback riding and flower arranging. She graduated from Ravenswood Hospital School of Nursing. She is survived by her three children, Curtis Thorstensen, of Washington, DC; Carol (Alex) Von Bosse, of Poplar Grove, Illinois; and Linda (Elva) Jess, of Wonder Lake, Illinois; seven grandchildren, Tim Tolford, Carrie (Mark) Kimsey, Todd Schneiderman, Hanns Von Bosse, Heather (Jay) Gburek, Elizabeth Thorstensen and Stephanie Wise; and six great grandchildren, Bailey Wise, Sophia Tolford, Michaela Tolford, Tarah Wise, Aubrey Wise, and Nathaniel Tolford.

Memorials may be made to Transitions Hospice.

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Graveside service 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 26, 2013 in McHenry County Memorial Park, 11301 Lake Avenue, Woodstock, IL with Carol Harrington, Chaplain of Transitions Hospice, officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home. 218 W. Hurlbut Av. Belvidere.


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Born: April 30, 1921
Died: April 20, 2013

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C. Lynn Harbour, Cara M. Nielo, Johnathon K. Frost posted on 4/21/13

Hi Curt, Hi Liz - we're very sorry to hear about your Mother, Curt and Grandmother, Liz. I wish we could be with you. If there is time, maybe we can talk briefly by phone. You are in our thoughts and we love you both very much.