Marjorie DeTurk, 87

Marjorie Jean DeTurk, 87, of Greenwood, S.C., formerly of Wabash, died at 7:20 a.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Self Regional Healthcare Center in Greenwood. 

She was born Aug. 28, 1930, in Denver, Colo., to Dencil and Edith (Sullivan) Walls.
Marjorie was a 1951 graduate of Akron High School.  She married Ralph Earl DeTurk in Mentone, on Oct. 11, 1953; he died

Dec. 24, 2008.  She worked at Eaton Controls in North Manchester 28 years, retiring in 1994. 

She was a former member of the Women of the Moose and the Eagles Lodge, both in Wabash.  Marjorie lived in Greenwood, S.C., since 2009, coming from Wabash and was active in the Greenwood Senior Center.  She enjoyed crocheting scarves and hats for family and friends, and also quilt making.

She is survived by two sons, Terry DeTurk of Greenwood, S.C., and Steve (Jennifer) DeTurk of Wabash; two grandchildren, Samantha (Adam Grudzien) DeTurk of Wabash, and Jennifer DeTurk of Fort Wayne; great-grandson, Jeilon Williams of Fort Wayne; brother and sisters, Donald Walls of Argos, Doris Willington of Kewana, and Connie Hartman of Fulton.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her daughter, Vickie DeTurk.

Friends may call 9:30-11:00 am Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. 

Private services and burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Marjorie may be signed at

Posted on 2018 Aug 02