Marjorie was born July 29, 1922, in Lanesboro, the daughter of George and Hattie (Remsburg) Widman. She attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake and Westmar College in Le Mars where she earned her degree.
Marjorie married Lawrence Meseck Nov. 21, 1943, in Storm Lake. She taught several years in Cylinder, Grinnell, Merrill, Hinton and Carroll.
Marjorie was a lifetime member of the National Education Association and the Lutheran Church.
She enjoyed sewing, playing dominoes and cards, winters in Arizona, and was a wonderful cook.
She is survived by three daughters: Linda (Michael) Lewis of Cedar Falls, Laura (Vernon) Dew of Kansas City, Mo., and Rebecca (Rick) Harmon of Des Moines; three sons: David (Cindy) Meseck of Rochester, Minn., Dr. Chuck (Patrice) Meseck of Thiensville, Wis., Philip (Kathy) Meseck of Belvidere, Ill.;18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and a brother, Gerald Widman of Storm Lake.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence in 2007; a grandson, Denver Meseck, three brothers, a sister and her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Urbandale with visitation at the church after 10 a.m.
Memorials may be sent in honor of Marjorie to Health Care Initiatives (Central Iowa Hospice) 401 Railroad Place West Des Moines, Iowa 50265 or Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 8301 Aurora Ave., Urbandale, Iowa 50322.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.iowacremation.com