OBITUARY

Marjorie Kyle Masley

November 30, 1949February 10, 2021

Marjorie Kyle Masley, age 71, of Oakdale, Minnesota passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Marjorie was born November 30, 1949.

She is preceded in death by father, Floyd E. Brackee.

Her legacy will be continued by her children, David Masley and Dena (Markie) Baron; grandson, Rocky; her love, Morrie; her mother, Darlene; and extended family and friends.

Marjorie was proud to serve as a nurse for her entire life. She ended her career with dedicated service to the veterans at the Minneapolis Veteran's Administration Hospital. Family was Marjorie's top priority, and she was always supportive of her family's dreams. She was an avid motorcyclist, and has ridden in all fifty states. Marjorie loved traveling; trips to California, Texas, Alaska and Hawaii were some of the most memorable.

Please join us to Celebrate Marjorie's Life on Monday, March 22nd, at a visitation from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Sunset Funeral Home, 2250 St. Anthony Blvd. NE, Minneapolis. This visitation will be available on Livestream for those who are unable to visit.

We will be observing COVID precautions - please wear your mask, maintain social distance, and utilize hand sanitizer often. Please be mindful of other visitors who wish to pay their final respects, as our current capacity limit is at 50%.

A private funeral and committal service will take place in May of 2021.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared below for the Masley family. These condolences will be printed into a keepsake book later this year for the family.

Services

LIVESTREAM SERVICE
22 March

Celebration of Life Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunset Funeral Chapel

2250 St Anthony Boulevard NE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55418

24 May

Private Funeral Service

 

Memories

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Daniel Harshman

February 22, 2021

Marji, Morrie and I traveled tens of thousands of miles together on motorcycle trips. Often there were other riders with us but always there was the three of us. Marji was a sister to me, hosting and caring for me on my many trips to Minnesota during my 20 year retirement in Texas. When Barb and I finally settled in Wisconsin last year Marji was among the first to welcome us back north. A few days before her passing she stopped by and dropped off pictures of Barb and I with her and Morrie on a couple of motorcycle trips. It was the last time I saw her in this life, she was her usual vibrant self and that's how I remember her.

Pat Claflin

February 16, 2021

Marge was well known & well liked at the VA. She always had a smile on her face when you greeted her making which seemed to make your day better. She'll be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Susan Wimer

February 16, 2021

I was shocked to see this. I will always remember her as a person who was a caring and compassionate leader and took time for anything you needed help with. I will always be thankful for her help in work that needed to done and problem solving during the time I worked at the Mn VA.

Larry Klink

February 16, 2021

Marj was always the most kind to Roxanne and I and was always the consummate lady. We will never forget her great laugh and her ability to ride that Harley. She was so sad when she decided to quit riding.

Susan Eisenbacher

February 15, 2021

I have such fond memories of dear Marj both in and out of work. We used to walk in the neighborhood of MPLS VA for lunch time with Kevin Roberts and Bob Reynolds. She was a great confidant for me when I was NM while Kevin was away at Desert Storm. She was so wise, loved to laugh and enjoyed life. I always thought of her when I heard Neil Youngs 's "On a desert highway she rides a Harley Davidson 🏍 " Marj is now in the heavens riding the clouds. Gone too soon. A reminder of how precious life is. I was honored to be your friend.
Love you Marj.
Susan Eisenbacher

Ruth Fransen

February 14, 2021

Dear Morrie, David, Dena and Markie,
I was shocked and saddened to hear about Marj. She hired me at the VA and our offices were next to each other, so we talked often about her trips with Morrie and her pride in both her kids. She and Morrie visited us at Stone Lake during Cranberry Festival. Last time I saw her, she was so excited to become a grandma. She was a great boss and a great nurse: practical, smart and kind. Her picture captures her beautiful smile so well. I am so sorry for your loss. ❤️

Dave Smith

February 13, 2021

I knew Marj for over 30 years thru her relationship with the love of her life, Morrie Anderson. We spent many years riding together in different places throughout the United States. She was a confidant, great friend and wonderful person. Cheri and I will miss her warm smile, funny personality and true devotion to her friends and the Blue Knights.

Megan O’Keefe

February 12, 2021

Dave & Dena,
My condolences on the loss of your mom. May her memory be a blessing to you both. Xoxo

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