Marjorie Wilcox

Marjorie Wilcox, 91, died Feb. 9, at Apple Rehab Cooney in Helena.  She had been a resident at Cooney since 2005 and had made many special friendships with the nurses and staff.

Pondera Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.  Burial of cremains will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Great Falls.  At Margie’s request no funeral is planned.  Memorials may be made to Apple Rehab Cooney in Helena or Rocky Mountain Hospice in Helena.

Marjorie was born Jan. 28, 1922, in Great Falls.  She attended grade school in Ulm and graduated from Ursuline Academy.  Margie worked at Malmstrom Air Force Base.  While working at the base she met Gerald “Jerry” Wilcox and they were married in 1954.  Margie and Jerry lived in Great Falls, Bozeman and Helena.

Survivors include a niece, Vickie (Jerry) Naylor of Conrad; a nephew, Ron (Nancy) Holm of Phoenix, Ariz.; a cousin Sharleen (Fred) Carson of Vancouver, Wash.; great-nephew Mike (Shannon) Naylor of Conrad; a great-niece, Jamie Naylor of Vancouver, Wash.; and great-great-nieces Genessa and Emma Naylor both of Conrad.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Jerry; sisters Phyllis Benvenuto and Diana Holm; brother-in-law Art Holm; uncle Battisto Cristoforo; and aunt Florence Cristoforo.