66, of Beach Park, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 25, 2015 at the Midwest Palliative Hospice facility in Glenview. She was born on April 9, 1949 in North Chicago, graduated from North Chicago High School where she was a cheerleader. She graduated from Northern Illinois University where she was a member of Delta Gamma sorority and was also a pom pom girl. Marjorie was a teacher for 34 years at Andrew Cooke Magnet School in Waukegan. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church (now Queen of Peace) where she was baptized, confirmed and married her husband Thomas. She and her husband were the previous owners of the Fogcutter Restaurant in Gurnee. She was an active member of Fat Cat Rescue.
Marjorie is survived by her husband Thomas, her son Jeff (Susan) Henriksen, granddaughter Abby Henriksen, sister Barb Twardy Lightfoot, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Jean Twardy, and her brother Robert Twardy.
Visitation will be held on Monday, November 30, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Gurnee Salata Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee IL. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 10.30 am at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 6401 Gages Lake Road, Gurnee, IL with burial to follow at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville, IL.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Marjorie’s name can be made to Fat Cat Rescue, www.fatcatrescueinclakecountyil.org, 2201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, North Chicago, IL 60064.