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Marjorie Eloise Prins

Marjorie (Marge) Eloise Prins- age 91 passed away peacefully in her sleep, Saturday, November 11, 2023 in the Laurens Care Center, Laurens, Iowa.

Marjorie Eloise (Fisk) Prins was born on February 7, 1932 in Amboy Township near Jeffers, Minnesota.

She was the daughter of Robert F. Fisk and Margaret Ludeman Fisk. Marge attended Jeffers Public School, graduating Salutatorian in the Class of 1950. She wed her high school sweetheart, Robert Prins on June 29, 1950. They had four sons, Ryan, David, Bruce & Reid. In 1963 they moved to Storden, Minnesota. Marge started working as a bookkeeper on June 16, 1965, appointed office manager in 1982 until her retirement in 1998. 

Music ministry was her passion. She started playing the piano in church at age 11. She continued to play piano and organ for the next 70 years, until her rheumatoid arthritis forced her to stop. Marge accepted Christ as her Savior in 1954 and was baptized in the Windom Evangelical Free Church. Her faith and family were very important to her.

Marge enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, quilting, gardening playing organ and piano. She enjoyed making gingerbread cookies every year with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She spent hours reading and playing games with them. She made sure she took time to make memories with them that would last a lifetime. She was loved much and much! These are the words she used when she told someone she loved them. She will be remembered for being a sweet & loving lady.

Marjorie was survived by her sons, Ryan Prins of Minneapolis, Bruce Prins of Colorado Springs, and Reid Prins (Dory) of Laurens, Iowa; four granddaughters, Amber (Chris), Candice (Dana), Sarah (Jake), Crystal (Freddy). Also, survived by nine great-grandchildren, Craig (Erin), Austen (Halie), Rhys, Micah, Jessa, Sadie, Lillian, Emerson, Meredith and one great-great-granddaughter, Frankie.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bob & Max Fisk, husband Bob Prins, son David, daughter-in-law, Kathryn (Kate) Sorensen Prins and three siblings and their spouses- Velva Jean Polzin (Lester), Burnell Dean Fisk (Gloria), and Glenn Fisk (Colleen).

Her Celebration of Life will be held December 16, 2023, at the LifePoint Church, formerly (Storden Baptist Church) in Storden, Minnesota. The visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. with the service at 11:00 a.m. followed by lunch.

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