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Neighbors Growing Together | May 25, 2017

Marjorie McArtor

Apr 24, 2017
Marjorie McArtor

KALONA – Marjorie B. (Yoder) (Shaver) McArtor, 86, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Briarwood Healthcare Center in Iowa City.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Perterseim Funeral Home in Kalona, with Pastor Larry Black officiating.

The body will be cremated immediately following the service. A memorial fund has been established for Essence of Life Hospice at 3207 220th Trail, Amana IA 52203.

McArtor was born on June 25, 1930, in Iowa City. She was the daughter of Urie and Lorena (Beeney) Yoder. She graduated from Kalona High School in 1949. On June 19, 1949 she married Gail Shaver at Kalona Christian and Baptist Church. He died on March 21, 1985.

McArtor worked as an Operating Room Technician at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Later she would work as a supervisor in anesthesia billing.

On July 7, 1990, she was married Paul Duane McArtor. He died on Feb. 7, 2003.

McArtor was a member of the Victory Fellowship Church in Brighton. She enjoyed fishing, camping, farming, jigsaw puzzles, coloring in adult coloring books and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include five children: Claudia Bishop of Kalona; Eric (Tarianne Ames) Shaver of Mechanicsburg, Illinois; Nancy Wasson of Kinross; Gale (Dave) Van Hauen of North Liberty; Robert Shaver of Iowa City, 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, five step children: Jeanne (Craig) Mulford of Mount Pleasant; James (Sara) McArtor of Crawfordsville; Kenneth (Brooke) McArtor of Swedesburg; Jerry McArtor of Mount Pleasant; Ron (Jeryl) McArtor of Winfield; 16 step-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, one brother Mervin Yoder, sons-in-laws: Ken Bishop, Kim Wasson and Terry Meade and a stepson John McArtor.

 

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