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610 S. Duncan St.
Stillwater, OK 74074
Phone: (405) 372-5550
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Marjorie Appel

Marjorie Sanborn Appel

Sunday June 12, 1927 - Saturday June 12, 2021
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Marjorie Jane Sanborn Appel passed peacefully at her home in Stillwater, OK, on her 94th birthday, June 12, 2021. A Celebration of Life will be held in Marjorie’s honor on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 2:00pm at Eden Chapel UMC. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of the arrangements.

Marjorie was born on June 12, 1927, to Harlan Page Sanborn and Martha Lawton Sanborn in Washington, D.C. Raised in that city she received an Associate in Arts from George Washington University in 1946.

In June 1946, Marjorie married James (Jim) Dunford Appel. Jim preceded her in death in June 2019. Marjorie and Jim raised their family in Albuquerque, NM, but traveled extensively throughout the US. In 1980 they retired to Durango, CO. They continued to travel throughout their retirement years, visiting friends and family and enjoying the beauty of the country. In 2013, Marjorie and Jim made their final move to a small home they built on family property outside of Stillwater, OK.

While raising her family and throughout her life Marjorie volunteered her time and talents. She was a Girl Scout and Brownie Scout leader in Albuquerque and a volunteer in the public schools reading and tutoring program. She was active in their local church throughout her life. In Durango, she served as a volunteer for many years at the Methodist Thrift Shop. She was a member of Project Linus in Durango and Stillwater and sewed well over 1200 baby and toddler blankets that were distributed to hospitals and other organizations.

Marjorie learned to read at age four and never quit reading. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, word games, and was rarely beaten in Scrabble. In her later years, as her short-term memory failed, she was still able to recite hundreds of poems and song lyrics she had memorized through the years.

Marjorie was a very talented artist and once the family was grown, she was able to return to her art studies and her love of painting. She was a member of the National League of American Pen Women and various other local and regional art galleries and organizations.

Marjorie is survived by her sons; John Lawton Appel of Santa Fe, NM, Daniel Bennit Appel of Albuquerque, NM, and Douglas Matthews Appel of Durango, CO; her daughter Linda Suzanne Appel Collier of Stillwater, OK; as well as grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, son, Andrew William Appel, son, Robert Westcott Appel, and sister, Joan S. Harper.

The family would like to thank Zandra, Karen, Cami, Sheree, Renee, Shelly, and the ladies from Ray of Sunshine who made it possible for Marjorie to live at her beloved home this year.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Project Linus or to Eden Chapel UMC.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, June 21st, 2021 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, June 21st, 2021 2:00pm
    Location
    Eden Chapel
    Address
    9211 S. Fairgrounds Rd.
    Stillwater, OK 74074
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    Monday, June 21st, 2021 | 2:00pm
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