Marjorie Ann (Jordan) Schaefer, 86, of Bloomingburg, Ohio entered into the kingdom of heaven on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 10:28 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington Court House where she had been a patient since March 10.

Marjorie was born June 4, 1935, in Franklin, Ohio to H. F. (Hugh) and Agnes Archer Jordan.  She was a graduate of Lemon-Monroe High School in Monroe, Ohio.  On November 3, 1956, she married Arthur F. Schaefer at the Bethany Methodist Church in Bethany, Ohio.  They moved to Fayette County in 1964, from Butler County.

She had several different jobs, the most recent being bookkeeper for Schaefer Farms.

Marjorie was a member of the Midway Presbyterian Church in Sedalia.

She looked forward to getting together every Thursday at the deli with the “Lunch Bunch.”  She also loved having pizza night and playing games with her family; working puzzles and playing euchre.  Marge enjoyed traveling with family and friends and traveled once to Europe and twice to Denmark.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Art in 2011; a sister, Erma Jean Jordan; brothers, Richard, Carlos, and Fred Jordan; sisters-in-law, Margaret (Peg) Jordan and Greta Jordan and a nephew, Rick Jordan.

Marjorie is survived by her children, Bill (Dee Dee) Schaefer of Florida, Tim (Mary Jo) Schaefer of Bloomingburg, Sandy (Bryan) Clyburn of Bloomingburg and Bent Hansen of Denmark, whom she thought of as a son.  Also surviving are grandchildren, Eric and Alaina Schaefer, Kayla (Corey) Stevens, Evan (Hannah) Schaefer, Cody (Franke) Clyburn; a brother, Bob (Karen) Jordan of Florida; several nieces and nephews and her canine companion, Artie.  She was especially looking forward to meeting Cody and Franke’s child, her first great grandchild, to be born in August.

The funeral will be Monday, April 11, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the Midway Presbyterian Church in Sedalia with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Bloomingburg Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House on Sunday from 2-4 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105.

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  • Ellen Lyngholt Rasmussen says:

    Dear Schaefer family
    On behalf of Bent and the rest of the Hansen family from Denmark I hereby send our deepest condolences for your loss. We came to know Marge as a wonderful woman who welcomed both Bent and the rest of the family visiting her and you. We will treasure these visits and keep them as well as the memory of both your mother and father in our hearts.
    Thoughts and prayers are with you from Bent and Ellen

  • Bill and Sandy Sowash says:

    Sorry to hear about your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.