Marjorie Lou McDougle, 87, of Redondo Beach, California, passed away on July 30, 2014. She died at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance surrounded by loved ones under the loving and expert supervision of the palliative care team. A gathering in her honor will be held 2 August 2014, 11A.M. PST, at the Pacific Crest Cemetery Chapel, 2701 182nd Street, Redondo Beach, California. Burial will be private. Marjorie was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho on August 13, 1927 to Leman Harry Martinsen and Verna Edith Wolgamott Martinsen. Marjorie is survived by her husband of 62 years, Junior Cecil (JC) McDougle and seven sons: Keith (KC), Michael, Gregory, Raymond, Scott, Ryan, and Dennis (DJ); brothers Jack, Bill, and Jim; and the many nieces, nephews whose lives were enriched by Marjorie's loving relationship. Marjorie was born and spent her childhood in the same Idaho territory her great grandparents homesteaded in the Snake River Valley. Over their first ten years of marriage, JC and Marjorie added seven sons to their legacy before moving to California where they continued their unwavering devotion to family. Her strength of spirit and loving personality will be greatly missed by all of her remaining family and many dear friends. In lieu of flowers please send contributions to Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation, in memory of Marjorie McDougle to be used to support Palliative Care. You can make a gift over the phone by calling (310) 540-5340 or through the mail to Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation, 4101 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503.

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  1. Aunt Marge, you always recognized my voice over the phone. As the 8th of 8 girls it made me think that you must be the kindest, most mannerly person I knew.

    I’ll miss you.

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