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Marjorie Drorbaugh

Published: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 8:00 a.m. CST

Born: September 26, 1922Passed: January 20, 2013

Marjorie E. (Cartwright) Drorbaugh, daughter of Helen and Fred Stephenson, was born on September 26, 1922 in Osceola, IA and passed away surrounded by her loving family on January 20th, 2013.

She married Leo Cartwright and to this union, their son, Jerry (Jake) was born. During that time, Marjorie taught country school to multiple classrooms in the Osceola and Glenwood Iowa areas from 1939 through 1958.

After marrying Harry (Bob) Drorbaugh in 1957, the couple moved to Creston, Iowa, and welcomed their daughter, Vallerie. Marjorie managed the Union County Neighborhood Service Center in Creston for thirteen years. Following that, Marjorie worked as a caretaker, mostly caring for elderly people in their homes.

Marjorie enjoyed attending the Christian Church, had a passion for flower gardening, a love for dogs, a generous spirit and a love for life. Marjorie will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Marjorie is survived by her son, Jerry (Carol) Cartwright; daughter, Vallerie Drorbaugh (Curtis Capps); granddaughter, Laura Blumenthal (Nick); great grandchildren, Brandon and Caroline; sisters, Marian Price and Maxine Cisler (Allen) and her brother, Mel Stephenson (Margaret).

Memorial service to be announced at a later date.

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