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Margery Bisset -- Rochester

November 28, 2018 GMT

Margery L. Makeever Bisset, 96 years old, passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.

She was born Jan. 11, 1922, in Davenport, Iowa.

Marge was a teacher for many years, starting in a one-room schoolhouse in Joliet, Ill. She married John K. Bisset on Oct. 20, 1946. They loved to go camping and spending time with grandchildren. Marge moved to Rochester July 2010, where she enjoyed watching her great-grandchildren grow and enjoyed the woman’s Bible studies at Calvary Evangelical Free Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents, Carl and Alma Makeever; brothers, Robert and Raymond Makeever; and son-in-law, Dale Starkey. She is survived by daughter, Judy Starkey; sons, David (Kristine) Bisset and Richard (Deborah) Bisset; 11 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and beloved nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 28, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home. Visitation will also be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at Calvary Evangelical Free Church followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to MARC (memo Kids to Camp) or Children’s Heart Project (CHP) c/o C. E. F. C. would be appreciated.

To leave a special memory, please visit www.ranfranzvine.com.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester, MN 55901. (507) 289-3600.