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Marguerite Fink

March 2, 1924 — July 17, 2013

Marguerite Fink passed into the presence of her Savior surrounded by her family on July 17, 2013 at Newton Medical Center.

Marguerite Rose McAtee was the third daughter born into a family of seven –4 girls and 3 boys (including twins) – on March 2, 1924, in Kansas City, Missouri. She has survived all but her youngest brother.

Marguerite became an R.N. going to Bethany Hospital School of Nursing in Kansas City. She worked at Bethany, then transferred to Fitzsimmons Army Hospital in Denver and took Basic Training until World War II ended.

Marguerite married Johnnie Fink of Salina, Kansas on April 26, 1946, after he returned from service in Guam. They were married in the home of Nye J. Langmade in Salina.

Marguerite devoted her life to being a wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was very involved in Christian Women’s Clubs and teaching women’s Bible studies. She later became a speaker for Stonecroft Ministies in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, and Oklahoma. She continued to teach women’s Bible studies into her 70s.

Marguerite is survived by her husband of 67 years, Johnnie Fink; her 3 daughters: Virginia (Kermit) Iserhardt of Newton, KS; Gerre (Doyle) Gustafson of Edmonds, WA; Barbara Bowers of Salina, KS; and one son: Tim Fink of St. Petersburg, FL; 9 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Marguerite resided at Kansas Christian Home for the past 2 ½ years. The family would like to express their deep appreciation to Kansas Christian Home and to the staff of Newton Medical Center’s Comfort Care for their wonderful loving care of our mother and family.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 20, at 11:00 am at Newton Bible Church, 900 Old Main in Newton. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery.

A memorial has been established Newton Bible Church, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

There will be no viewing at the funeral home, the casket will be open at the church prior to service time.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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