Marjorie Ann Pribyl, 89, of Keokuk, IA, died early Friday, June 08, 2018 at Unity Point Health Care in Keokuk.
Marjorie was born on July 1, 1928, in Keokuk, IA, the daughter of William and Maude Jones Hartley. She was united in marriage to Hubert George Pribyl on December 6, 1950, in Kahoka, MO. He preceded her in death on July 11, 2001.
Marjorie was a lifelong resident of Keokuk. Together with her husband, Hugh, they started Pribyl's Jewelry at 622 Main in 1952. In 1959 they moved to 616 Main Street. In 1969 they bought Cahills Jewelry from Annie Cahill at 507 Main Street, and after a fire in 1985 rebuilt at the current address 511 Main Street and they changed the name to Cahill Pribyl Jewelry & Gifts. She retired in 1991.
Marjorie spent years making candy at Christmas time and gave away basketsful at Christmas. She was famous for her secret family recipe of herb bread, giving away hundreds of loaves. She enjoyed many years of meeting friends for coffee and loved to read. Marjorie was very proud of her children and grandchildren. She was a member of The Church of All Saints, a former member of TTT and Keokuk Country Club.
She is survived by two sons Steve Pribyl and Michael (Lisa) Pribyl both of Keokuk, IA; three grandchildren: Trent (Beth) Pribyl of Alexandria, MN, Kayla (Elliot) Brown of St. Louis, MO, and Amy Pribyl of Quincy, IL, two great grandchildren: Braden Pribyl and Josephine Brown; two nephews William and Alex Hartley.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and one brother, Chester Hartley.
Celebration of her Life will be at 11:00 AM, Thursday, June 14, 2018 at The Church of All Saints with Rev. Robert Lathrop officiating. Burial will follow at Keokuk National Cemetery.
Visitation will be held before the funeral service, from 9 AM- 11 AM at The Church of All Saints.
Memorials may be made to Keokuk Library Park.
Oh Steve so sorry to see this wish i would have see it in time to come. Your mom was the sweetest lady i have ever met i think. She always spoiled my grand daughter or all the ones i had that day. then every holiday she make sure she have something. I remember my grand daughter buying her flowers and taking them to her on halloween at the house. RIP Marjorie my family loved you and steve.
Mrs.Pribyl was a great lady, I have many fond memories of her when she would come into Café DeCurro with Steve. My thoughts & prayers are with you all, may you all find comfort in the memories that you have of this sweet lady.
My deepest sympathy to your family.
Sorry for your loss.
David and Miriam Grimes
My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
We are so sorry to here of your moms passing Mike. She was an amazing person and always had a a kind word to say. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Bruce & Corrina Wells
So sorry for your loss Mike & Family & Steve. Our thoughts and prayers are with you .
It was always a pleasure to see Marge as a patient when I worked with Dr. Ed McGreevey. She was always so sweet & happy. I missed seeing her come in for appts. She was a blessing. My sympathy to her whole family...Linda N. Schrader
So sorry for your loss Mike. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Mrs. Pribyl was a true lady, kind, soft spoken and friendly. She will be VERY missed by her family. God's Blessings to all of you.
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