Marcille L Dalgleish

August 25, 1925June 12, 2018

Dalgleish, Marcille (Pridgeon), age 92, of Grand Rapids, died June 12, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Thomas A. Dalgleish, and daughter, Diane Dalgleish Auyer. Surviving are her two children, Thomas A. Dalgleish Jr. (Patricia) of Geneva, IL, and David P. Dalgleish of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Emily, Sarah, and Peter Dalgleish; and grandchildren, Jakob, Joshua, and John Auyer. Born in Hillsdale, MI, Marcille lived with her parents and siblings on a farm in Branch Co., MI. She attended a one-room school, Phillips Rural School, before graduating from Reading High School. She was “Rosie the Riveter” during World War II in a defense plant as an inspector of airplane and weapon parts before graduating from Western Michigan University. Marcille taught at Albion High School for four years before earning her Masters of Science degree from Michigan State University. She met her husband, Tom, while working in General Mills’ Betty Crocker Kitchens in Minneapolis, MN. They moved to Grand Rapids, MI, where she had three children. Later, she taught Food Science and Nutrition at GRCC. Marcille served as an elder of Oak Hill Presbyterian Church, was a docent at Frederik Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park, and was a tutor for the Grand Rapids Literacy Council. At Marcille’s request cremation has taken place. A Graveside Service for Marcille and her husband, Thomas, will take place on November 3, 2018, at 3:00pm at California Corners Township Cemetery, California, Michigan.


3 November

Graveside Service

3:00 pm


Marcille L Dalgleish

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