Marjorie M. (Wright) Rupp, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Monday, June 15, 2009 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Hospital.  Age 81 years.  Daughter of the late Paul and Lucille (Baker) Schildroth, Marjorie was born on January 4, 1928 in Muskegon, Michigan.  She married Richard O. Wright, Sr. on June 7, 1947.  He predeceased her on February 28, 1981.  She then married Duane Rupp on June 16, 1984. He predeceased her on September 10, 2006.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and her puppy pal Lily, as well as knitting and cooking.  Surviving are three sons and seven daughters, Rosalie C. (Michael) Kinney, Battle Creek; Patricia (Eric) Brown, Rockford; Mary Wright, Grand Rapids; Elizabeth Wright, Grand Rapids; Richard O. (Jacquelyn) Wright, Jr., Cedar Springs; Kevin (Phyl) Wright, Pierson; Sharon (Tom) Ballman, Perryville, MO; Janice Wright, Grand Rapids; Matthew Wright, Grand Rapids; Marjorie (Frank) Hoffman, Grand Rapids; three step-children, Kirk (Kathy) Rupp, Kail (Russ) LaFreniere, Karen (Mark) Tubergen; fifteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one brother, Ken (Cairl) Collins, Jr;  special nephew and niece , Kenny (Betty) Collins, III. Marjorie was predeceased by a grandson, Eric.  Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 19, 2009 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 1120 4 Mile Rd. N.E., Grand Rapids. Interment will be in Fairplains Cemetery.  Family and friends in Saginaw may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty) where the family will be present on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Visitation will continue on Thursday at the Reyers Funeral Home, 2815 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI where the family will be present from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.