A Mass of Christian Burial for Marjorie Kinseth will be held Friday, April 9, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond, with Father Jerry Blake officiating. Graveside services will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery near Belmond.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 4-7 p.m. with a Scriptural Wake at 4 p.m. at Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond. Visitation will continue one hour prior to Mass at the church Friday morning.
Marjorie F. (Zeimet) Kinseth was born Aug. 3, 1937 in St. Joseph to Henry W. and Lona (Illg) Zeimet. She lived on a farm near Bancroft with her nine siblings and graduated from St. John’s Catholic High School in 1955.
On June 4, 1960 Marge was united in marriage to Jerry Wilhite at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bancroft. They lived in Fort Collins, CO while Jerry served in the United States Army, then settled in Corwith where they bought a bar and restaurant together. They had one son, Todd, and two daughters, Brenda and Connie. After their last child graduated from high school they moved to Belmond where Marjorie worked in the food service at Eaton Corporation. Their last adventure together was purchasing Jerry’s 2nd Chance, a restaurant and bar in Belmond before they both retired. Jerry passed away on July 25, 2004.
On January 4, 2008 Marjorie married Roland Kinseth at St. Francis Xavier in Belmond. They made their home in Belmond and enjoyed fishing and being together. Marjorie was a member of St. Francis Xavier. She enjoyed playing cards, fishing, cooking, baking, and spending time with friends and family.
Marjorie died April 4, 2021at Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond from complications of appendicitis. She was 83.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jerry; brothers Ernest, Eugene, Julius, Art and Leo Zeimet; sisters Gertie (George) Diers, Elsie (Bernard) Kunkel, and Gladys (Orville) Thill; and brothers-in-law James Kunkel and Bill Wilhite.
Marjorie is survived by her husband Roland of Belmond; children Todd (Rita) Wilhite of Windsor Heights, Brenda (Brent) DeBerg of Bristow, and Connie (Clint) Steward of Marion; step-children Marc (Linda) Kinseth of Vail, AZ and Sherri Kinseth of Belmond; six grandchildren and two step-grandchildren: Joshua, Nicholas (Brittany), Steven, Michael, Chance (Ashley), Casey, Ryan and Hayley; great-grandchild Samuel (son of Nicholas and Brittany); sister Josie (Sam) Weatherly; sister-in-law Edna Zeimet; and brother-in-law Ted (Trish) Wilhite.