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Marjorie A. Moravec died November 26, 2020 at the age of 91 years from Alzheimer’s disease at Meadows on Fairview in Wyoming, Minnesota.
She was born in Glencoe, Minnesota on July 22, 1929. Graduating from Taylors Falls High School, she furthered her education achieving a B.S. degree in 1951 from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth with a major in art and minors in physical education and social studies. In 1957. Marjorie earned her M.A. degree in physical education from the University of Iowa. Between the years of 1951 and 1956, she taught school in Mondovi and Barron, Wisconsin and in Waverly, Iowa. Marjorie was affiliated with Winona State University for more than 35 years at which she taught in the Departments of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. She also coached basketball, cross country, softball, track & field, tennis and volleyball. She was named District 13 N.A.I.A cross country coach of the year four times. In 1992, she was voted Conference Outdoor Track Coach of the Year. She was an avid golfer and a 300 bowler. Enjoying the outdoors, she camped, canoed, and toured the Western mountains in the summertime.
Marjorie never married but was not alone, spending half of her long life interacting with the youth.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ted and Laura Moravec; brother, Ted Jr.; sister-in-law, Carolyn. She is survived by her brother Terry (Diane Pfaffel Moravec); sister-in-law, Rita Moravec along with five nieces and four nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 12, 2020 at The Church of Saint Peter, 1250 South Shore Drive, Forest Lake (PLEASE ENTER THROUGH DOOR #4). Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Winona, Minnesota at a later date. To ensure the safety and health of all in attendance, we will be following the guidelines of Executive Order 20-62. For those unable to attend, mass will be live streamed. Please call for additional information.