Marjorie Polzin, age 82, of Cambridge died September 23, 2013 at home. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM 0n Saturday, September 28th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Rev. Mark Mueller officiating from Redeemer Lutheran Church. A gathering time will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Cambridge Union Cemetery.
Marjorie Lorraine Polzin was born on May 24, 1931 in Graceville, Minnesota to Clarence and Esther (Fuller) Soderberg. She was raised and attended school in Rosevelt, Swift and then Cambridge. Marjorie worked as a waitress at the “Eat Shoppe” in Cambridge and then at the Arlington where she would meet her future husband, Leslie Polzin. They were married in Cambridge on September 17, 1949. Her last employment was at Blue Fox in Cambridge where she would retire from after 13 years of employment. Marjorie and Leslie raised and butchered many many chickens. Her interests and hobbies included sewing, quilting, gardening and canning. Her best canning year was over 400 quarts of tomatoes. She loved cooking for a crowd and always had a crowd at her home. Her favorite saying was “are you hungry and can I get you anything”. Margie embroidered and made quilts for her children. She lovingly patched a zillion pair of blue jeans and shirts. She also sewed church banners. They enjoyed their cabin on Pine Lake at Finlayson for 9 years where they always welcomed friends and relatives. She enjoyed traveling all across the United States collecting plates and they went to Europe for the 50th anniversary of Normandy.
Marjorie died September 23, 2013 at her home at the age of 82 years, 3 months and 30 days. Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by 4 sons, Tom (Jeanie) of Ham Lake, Jerry of Harris, Raymond (Jeanette) of Harris, Jean (Jennifer) of Cambridge; 3 daughters, Diann Polzin and Joe Adamson of Isanti, Marles (Brian) Heruth of Isanti, Jodi (Steve) Nolte of Gatesville, Texas; 1 sister, Marie Dean of Ava, Missouri; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.