Marjorie (Colton) McCallops

Marjorie McCallops
TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2008
Marjorie A. McCallops, 63, formerly of Degrasse, died Monday at Samaritan Keep Home, where she had been a resident since April 1, 2001. Mrs. McCallops was a certified nurses assistant at Samaritan Medical Center for many years.
Born Feb. 12, 1945, in Russell, daughter of George E. and Florence R. Carrara Colton, she graduated from Knox Memorial High School, Russell, in 1963. She married Jerry E. McCallops on July 6, 1963, in Degrasse.
Mrs. McCallops was a volunteer coordinator for WPBS-TV in Watertown.
Surviving besides her husband, of Watertown, are two daughters, Lori Knaul, California, and Barbara Maitland, Watertown; two brothers, Louis Colton, Colorado, and Everett Colton, Tennessee, eight grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, nieces and nephews. Two sisters, Betty Anselm and Gladys Sayer, and a brother, George Colton Jr., died before her.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Burial, following cremation, will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Great Bend. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Second Floor Residents Fund at Samaritan Keep Home.

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