GOWRIE - Marjorie Swenson Meurer, 97, a longtime resident of Corpus Christi, Texas, died Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Wooldridge Place Nursing Home, Corpus Christi, following a long illness. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 26 at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie, with Pastor James Davis officiating. Burial will be at Gowrie Township Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:00 Noon Friday at funeral home until service time.
Marjorie Swenson Meurer was born on October 21, 1915 to Theodore and Selma Engstrom Swenson in Gowrie. She graduated from Gowrie High School after which she attended college in Chicago, IL. She married Albert Meurer of Exira, IA and they had two sons.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband Albert; son Dennis; her parents; brother Clifford Swenson; and nephew Dean Swenson. She is survived by her son, Todd (Delmie) Meurer, of Corpus Christi; five grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; one niece; one nephew; and a host of friends.