Marjery was born Marjery Ellen Wells, to Arthur and Kathryn Wells (Wiess) in Blue Springs Nebraska on October 18th, 1931. She was the oldest of three sisters. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Paul McAulay in September, 1993. She had three older brothers, Doyle, Joseph, and Billy, and one sister, Juanita that have preceded her in death.
Marjery is survived by her sister, Loajean, and children: Kathy Jo McMorrow (Robert), Charles McAulay (Becky), Cathy Lynn Hanneman, Vonda Carlson, Bruce McAulay (Anita), Michael McAulay (Lynette) and Steve Erickson (Vicki), and her grandchildren John, Jenny, Christi, Mitchell (Kathy); Mason, Reid (Cathy); Jeremy, Jenna (Vonda); Carmen, Shiloh, Brittany (Chuck); Connor, Delani, Breena (Bruce); Christhoper, Aaron (Michael); Austin, Sara (Steven). She has thirty great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Marjery met the love of her life in John Paul McAulay. They were married on December 5,1958 in Upton, Wyoming in John’s parent’s home and lived happily in the different towns around the oil fields of Wyoming until his death. John brought two daughters, Cathy Lynn and Vonda Rae into the union, while Marjery had Kathy Jo and Chuck. They went on to have two more children together, Bruce and Michael. Steve Erickson joined the family in 1976. John was Margery’s “Special Angel”. They enjoyed the mountains together and each other. After John’s passing, she went on to marry Clarence “Woody” Woodard, which brought in an extended family that she loved very much.
Marjery loved to dance and watch old movies. She spent the last six years of her life at the Saratoga Care Center in Saratoga, Wyoming where she was watched over daily by her loving daughter, Kathy Jo.
Goodbye Grand Lady, We Will Miss You!
Jacoby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Tributes and condolences may be offered online at www.jacobycares.com