Marjorie Hazelwood

Marjorie Ann Hazelwood 88, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Halstead Health and Rehab in Halstead, KS. She was born March 7, 1929 at Reserve in Brown County, KS to Charles and Velma Babb.

On January 22, 1948 she married Vernon Hazelwood at Falls City, Nebraska and he preceded her in death on April 26, 2007. Marjorie moved to Newton in 1992 from Goshen, Indiana to be closer to family. She was a faithful member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton. She appreciated the care and concern of her church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Halstead.

She had a love of all animals and felt a connection to St. Francis in her care of animals. She had many dogs, cats and birds through the years. Marjorie also loved to spoil the wild animals around her yard. Marjorie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and greatly looked forward to spending time with her loving family and many friends.

She is survived by her sons: Dan and Billie Hazelwood of Lincoln, NE; Tom Hazelwood of Phoenix, AZ; and Jim and Renee Hazelwood of Aurora, CO; daughter: Sally Phillips of Newton, KS; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Marjorie is preceded in death by her husband, parents, daughters Kari Calloway and Nancy Klaus, grandson Scott Phillips and 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Funeral Mass was held at 9:00 a.m., Thursday morning, January 4, 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton, KS. with The Reverend Jeff Fashing Celebrant. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 8:30 a.m. at the Church prior to the Mass at the Church. Burial was at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Catholic Cemetery in Falls City, with The Reverend Thomas Dunavan presiding.

There was be no public visitation. Memorials are suggested to Caring Hands Humane Society or Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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