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Marjorie 'Margie' Andrashie


January 24, 2019

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Marjorie "Margie" Andrashie, age 78, of Ironwood, passed away on Jan. 22, 2019 after a courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease, with her children Joe and Anna at her side.

Marjorie was born Jan. 13, 1941 in Ironwood to Leonard and Anna (Bergland) Osborne. She was a 1959 graduate of Hurley, Wis. High School. On May 13, 1961 she married John Andrashie at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Ironwood. John preceded her in death on March 11, 2007.

Margie loved her family and loved being a wife and mother. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also liked working in her flower garden, reading and doing puzzles and word searches.

After her graduation, she worked for a short time as a nanny in St. Paul Minn. She also worked as a Telephone Operator for Illinois Bell. After her children grew, she worked with Haven North in Housekeeping, K-Mart, Ark Christian Daycare and most importantly, with her husband John at J&M Service. She was a jack of all trades as her and her husband built the family business.

She will be sadly missed by her children, John (Signe) Andrashie, Brandon, S.D., Joe Andrashie, Wakefield, and Anna (Robert Davis) Andrashie, Hurley; grandchildren, Alexandria and Rachel (special friend Nate) Andrashie and Robert, Jr. and Joseph, Gavin and Elliot Davis; brother, John "Ted" Osborne; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Andrew (Jane) Andrashie, Mary Beth (Chuck) Teal, Ann Marie (Jerry) Ducommun, Michael (Day) Andrashie, and Mary Andrashie, as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John, one infant great-grandchild, Gabriel John Wesdorp, brother-in-law, Anthony Andrashie, sister-in-law, Darlene Osborne and her beloved Dachshund, Maggie.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood with Fr. Robb Jurkovich officiating. There will be a visitation at the church from 10-11 a.m.

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The family would like to thank the staff and nurses of Gogebic Medical Center, especially Lori Smith and Becky Welch for the loving care and concern given to Mom.


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