Marjorie J. (Limburg) (Gruber) Rook


Marjorie J. (Limburg) (Gruber) Rook, 77, joined her daughters in Heaven on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at home.

She was born to the late Richard L. and Wilma Limburg, on Dec. 25, 1938, in Akron, Ohio.

Marge was active in the First Presbyterian Church, where she served as an elder, deacon and commissioner to the White Water Valley Presbytery. She was also active in the American Legion Auxiliary. She served as president of the Franklin Auxiliary Unit 205, as 7th district president and department Sergeant-at-Arms. She was state poppy chairman, on the board of directors at Hoosier Girls State and served as a counselor at Hoosier Girls State.

Marge was an active volunteer at the Camp Atterbury USO and the Johnson County Interchurch Food Pantry.

Marge is survived by her husband, David P. Rook, whom she married on March 17, 1984.

Other survivors include daughters, Bethann Bruce (Jordon), Patricia Dawn Rose and Rebecca Lynn MacKenzie (Kenneth); nine grandchildren, Keriann, Amber, Emily, Aimee’, Thomas, Carly, Sallie, Ian and Karoline; four great grandchildren; and son-in-law, Steve Bowers.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard L. Limburg Jr., and daughters, Patricia Back and Laura Bowers.

Rev. Peter Jessen will conduct a memorial service at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Madison St., Franklin. Family will receive callers from 1 p.m. to service time.  Internment of the cremains will be at a later date in Greenlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Johnson County Interchurch Food Pantry, P.O. Box 147, Whiteland, IN. 46184 or the Indiana USO, P.O. Box 441160, Indianapolis, IN 46244, or Free To Breathe, 1 Point Place, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53719.

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