Andersen, Marjorie

July 17th, 2008

Marjorie O. (Stevenson) Andersen, age 88, of Wilmington, died Thursday, July 17, 2008, at the Winchester Hospital following a lengthy illness.

Marjorie was born on February 11, 1920, in Winchester, MA, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Marie (Schober) Stevenson. Marjorie grew up in Winchester and graduated from Winchester High School. In her younger years, Marjorie was a champion swimmer and diver who won many medals and trophies Marjorie married Niels Andersen on September 28, 1938, and they celebrated 54 years of marriage until his passing in 1992.

Marjorie and Niels moved to Wilmington in 1950, where they raised their children and remained residents. In her spare time, Marjorie enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles. Marjorie was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, her family will miss her dearly.

Marjorie was the beloved wife of the late Niels N. Anderson, devoted mother of Nancy A. Stouffer & her husband Russell of Wilmington and Robert J. Andersen & his wife Ann of East Wakefield, NH, loving “Nana” of Jeffrey Stouffer & his wife Cynthia of Falmouth, Karen Savage & her husband Andrew of Moultonborough, NH, Ann-Marie vonSneidern & her husband Kurt of No. Andover, Robert S . Andersen & his wife Heather of Wilmington, “Nana-Nana” of Kelsey, Cody, Kendall, Ashley, Morgan, Emma, Sarah, Billy, Caroline, Savannah, & Jack, dear daughter of the late Herbert & Marie (Schober) Stevenson, sister of the late Marie Qualey, William, Edith, Benjamin, Clarence, John, & Sanford Stevenson, Marjorie is also survived by many nieces & nephews.

Funeral services were private.

Memorial donations in Marjorie’s name may be made to the Wilmington Food Pantry, P. O. Box 147, Wilmington, MA 01887 or to the Joslin Diabetes Center, Attn: Development Office, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.


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