Marjorie Marine


Marjorie Josephine Curtis Marine age 90 of Fairfield, passed Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Sunnybrook Assisted Living. 

Visitation for family & friends will be 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 1, 2021, at Behner Funeral Home.  Celebration of Life service will start at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Al Coffin officiating.  Inurnment will be at a later date at Nichols Cemetery, Nichols, Iowa.

Memorials may be made to Education Foundation of Fairfield Public Schools or American Heart Association.  Cards may be mailed to Jodi Clancy, 1032 Brookmeade Drive, Winston Salem, NC 27106.

Marjorie was born April 12, 1931, in Albion, IL to Carlin and Edna (Hallam) Curtis.  She married Lyle A Marine on February 21, 1953, in Mt. Pleasant, IA.  He passed away on September 26, 1997. 

Marjorie was a retired teacher for the Fairfield Community School District.  She was a member of the United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women Ruth Circle.  Some of her other clubs were Weakenders Camping Club, Bridge Club, Quilters Club, Red Hots and Fairfield Square Dancers.  Marjorie collected dolls, was an avid reader and loved the Hallmark channel.

Marjorie will be missed by her two daughters, Jodi (Edward) Clancy of Winston Salem, NC and Kathryn Domke of Germantown, TN; three grandchildren, Lindsey Domke, Jordan Domke and Alex Domke; two brothers, Dean Curtis of Decatur, IL and Bruce Curtis of Castle Pines, CO.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlin and Edna; husband, Lyle Marine; sister, Ronna Cooke; son-in-law, Gary Domke; and companion, Willis Biddle.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

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