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Marjorie Spires

September 8, 1937 — August 10, 2017

Eureka-Marjorie M. Spires, 79, of Eureka, IL passed away at 12:47 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home.
She was born on September 8, 1937 in Flanagan, IL a daughter of Ralph and Mildred Rocke Folkers. She married Richard J. Spires, Jr. on July 7, 1956 in Gridley, IL. He passed away on May 30, 1991.
Survivors include one son, Jeffrey R.(Vicky Sheridan) Spires of Houma, LA; twin daughters, Laurie A.(Rusty) Klaus; Terri L. (Arthur) Jacobs both of Eureka; two sisters, Joyce(Stan) Valley of Normal, IL; Carol(Bill) Scaggs of Largo, FL; one brother, Mark Folkers of Decatur, IL; six grandchildren, J.R.(Amy) Klaus; Kimberly(July) Rodriguez; Jody(Brandon) Heider; Eric(Carley) Klaus; Zachary(Carly) Klaus; Cody(Kate) Kyle; 11 great grandchildren.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Paul Folkers.
She worked as a realtor in Eureka and also worked at the Eureka Hospital.
Marjorie was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Marjorie was a member of the Eureka Presbyterian Church where a funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Pastor Bob Montgomery will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Eureka Apostolic Christian Home or Eureka Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


AUG 14. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316


AUG 15. 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (CDT)

Eureka Presbyterian Church
Eureka, IL

Funeral service

AUG 15. 10:30 AM (CDT)

Eureka Presbyterian Church
Eureka, IL

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