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Marjorie "Marge" E. Truax, 77

Marjorie (Marge) E. Truax, 77, Laramie, Wyo., died Dec. 9, in Denver, Colo., after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

Marge was born on Oct. 14, 1936, in Prescott, Wis., to Earl Leseman and Thelma (Leseman) Todd. Marge graduated as salutatorian of her class at Prescott High School. She worked at 3M after graduation. She married Sheldon K. Truax on July 10, 1959. They lived in the Minneapolis area until 1969, when they moved to Laramie, Wyo., where Sheldon was the hospital administrator at Ivinson Memorial Hospital. Marge was a real estate agent, and owned and managed her real estate holdings until her death.

Marge is survived by son Mark (Cheryl), of Longmont, Colo.; daughters Susan, of Denver, Colo., and Julie (Jim Dunn), of Eaton, Colo.; grandchildren Lisa, Sarah, Reilly, and Peyton; great-grandsons, Loki and Blake; cousins Joan (Greg) Saiko, of St. Paul, Minn., and Charles (Joyce) Sundby, and Bob Sundby, of Prescott, Wis.; brother-in-law Frank (Judy) Truax, of Hastings, Minn.; and sisters-in-law Mary Lou (Richard) Fendrick, of Stoughton, Wis., Charlotte Truax, of Hastings, Minn., Leota Truax, of Hastings, Minn.; numerous nieces; nephews; and a host of other friends.

Marge was preceded in death by her husband, Sheldon; and brothers-in-law Richard, Keith, Caleb, Kenneth, and David Truax; and sisters-in-law Betty, Ann, and Joan Truax.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Dec. 21, at the United Church of Christ in Prescott, Wis. Visitation 10 a.m., service 11 a.m., and lunch to follow. Marge will be interred in Pine Glen Cemetery in Prescott.

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