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Marjorie A. Cripe
  • August 09, 1943
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  • September 12, 2021

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Marjorie A. (Wise) Cripe, 78 of Ocala, FL (formerly of Elkhart, IN), passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the Brandley, Hospice House in Summerfield, Florida.  Marjorie died from complications of Dementia.

Marjorie was born on August 9, 1943 in Elkhart, IN to Harvey and Mildred Wise.  Marjorie married Gerry D. Cripe on June 10th, 1961 in Elkhart Indiana.  Marjorie managed the Concord High School cafeteria for many years while her children attended school, and was an active member of the Concord Adult Booster Club.

In 2001 Gerry and Marjorie retired to Ocala, Fl where they lived until her death.  They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 10th, 2021.  Marjorie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She loved her family and had a passion for cooking and baking.  Marge was a member of Meadowbrook Church in Ocala, Florida.

Surviving is her husband Gerry D. Cripe, two daughters:  Jorie (Dave) Smetana, Julie (Norm) Borntrager.  Six Grand Children:  Crystal (Andy) Rubenstein, Lindsey (Ryan) Brucker, David (Tiffanie) Smetana, Jennifer (Chris) McConnell, Kimberly (Austin) Lovely, and Christian Borntrager and nine Great Grandchildren.  Marjorie has one surviving sister Marilyn (Wise) Ball.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents Harvey and Mildred Wise and nine siblings:

The family plans to hold a “celebration of Life” at River Oaks Community Church in Goshen, IN on November 20th.  Visitation will be at 10:00 am and Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting a donation to the Dementia foundation.

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