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Marjorie (Marge) Knowles (nee Thomas), 85, of Raymore, Mo., passed away Saturday, April 3, 2010.
Mrs. Knowles was born February 11, 1925, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Spencer L. Thomas and Margaret A. Thomas (nee Dybdahl). She attended schools in Minneapolis and graduated from Macalester College, St. Paul in 1947. She was a social worker in Hennepin County, Minn. and Jefferson City, Mo. and enjoyed being a homemaker. She loved her family and was always interested in the lives of her grandchildren. Her favorite subjects for study and discussion were religion and politics. Marjorie is survived by three daughters, Margaret and Bruce Boomer, Prairie Village Kan., Catherine and Wm. Mode, Neenah Wis., Mary and Robert. Knowles/Hinz, Denver, Colo.; four grandchildren, Andrea and Sam Mode, Ross and Karen Boomer. She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Wm. Knowles. A celebration of her life will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday May 8, 2010, at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas. Memorials may be made to the Fellowship of John, P.O. Box 701, Raymore, MO 64083 Arrangements are directed by Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri. (816) 322-5278