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Marjorie Mary (Brautigam) Dinnen

October 28, 1931 ~ July 26, 2017 (age 85)
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Marjorie M. Dinnen, 85, of Jamestown, passed at home on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. 

Born in Wapakoneta on October 28, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Caroline Kohlter Brautigam. 

She is survived by her husband of almost 64 years, Clarence Dinnen.  The two were married September 19, 1953.

Marjorie held a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from The Ohio State University.  It was during her studies that she met her husband.  While he was finishing his degree, Marjorie worked at the OSU Medical Center.  She later worked as an assistant in her husband’s veterinary practice in Port William, and aided in their ministry work following retirement.  Marjorie attended Faith Community UMC in Xenia.  She was a devoted mother who enjoyed singing in several church choirs, music, reading, history, sewing, and gardening. 

In addition to her husband, she is survived by their children: Clarence (Joan) Dinnen of Defiance, Jeffrey (Sharon) Dinnen and Lynn (Edward) Williams, all of Cincinnati, and Kirk (Connie) Dinnen of Mt. Vernon.  Also left to cherish Marjorie’s memory are grandchildren: Stephen, Susanna, Hannah, William, Sara, Nathan, Matthew, and Anna; along with two great-granddaughters, Lillian Beatrice and Lillian Ray; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She is preceded in death by siblings: Harold Brautigam, Elsie Ramge, Dorothy Berg, and Roland Brautigam. 

Family will receive friends at Port William United Methodist Church on Monday, July 31, 2017, from 12-2pm, when a funeral service will commence.  Burial to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bowersville.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Littleton Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Bible Society (P.O. Box 96812, Washington, D.C. 20090).

John 1:9 - If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Bible Society
P. O. Box 96812, Washington DC 20090

 Service Information

July 31, 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Port William United Methodist Church
241 Main St
Port William, OH 45164

Funeral Service
July 31, 2017

2:00 PM
Port William United Methodist Church
241 Main St
Port William, OH 45164

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