Memorial service set for late Atchison teacher

Marge Kinzer/Credit: Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison

(KAIR)--A longtime, former Atchison educator will be remembered during a memorial service Saturday.

According to an obituary from Atchison's Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Marjorie Kinzer died April 8 at the age of 82, in Olathe, Kansas. That's where she and her late husband, Gary, moved in 2013 to be closer to family.

More commonly known as Marge, Kinzer was well known for her decades served as an educator, with the Atchison native working for 31-years as a first-grade teacher at the then Atchison Catholic Elementary Schools, now known as St. Benedict Catholic School.

According to her obituary, Kinzer “had a lasting impact on countless students, known as their “favorite teacher” to many.”

Among her survivors are three daughters, ten grandchildren, and 21-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service is planned Saturday at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, where family and friends are invited to pay their respects and celebrate Kinzer's life.

The service will begin at 12 noon, preceded by a visitation to begin at 10:30.

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