Marjorie Alice Phoenix, 89, of Elgin died Friday, February 8, 2008 at ASTA Care Center, Elgin. Born in Sun Prairie, WI on February 15, 1918, she was the daughter of Murray O’Brien and Mary Malarkey.

She worked at the Elgin Watch Factory for many years, and had a love for animals. She will be missed by family and friends.

Marjorie is preceded in death by her parents, Murray O’Brien and Mary Malarky; brother, William O’Brien; sister, Dorothy Brian; brother-in-law, Robert Juby; sister-in-law, Donna O’Brien; and brother-in-law, George Hume.

She is survived by 2 brothers, Russell (Sally) O’Brien and James O’Brien; 2 sisters, Mary Juby and Frances Hume; brother-in-law, Nelson Brian; sister-in-law, Martha O’Brien; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 16, 2008 from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Elgin with Fr. Art Mallari, officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Gilberts. O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin in charge of arrangements. For more information and to leave a condolence please call (847) 741-1400.

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