Marjorie Waits


Marjorie Waits, 92, of Huron, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at the SunQuest Healthcare Center in Huron.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Tuesday, Feb. 13, with Father Michael Schneider officiating at the Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Huron. Burial was in St. Martin’s Cemetery. Visitation with the family present was Monday, Feb. 12, with a prayer and rosary service at the Welter Funeral Home in Huron.

Mary Marjorie Parquet was born Dec. 17, 1925, to Peter and Mary (Steichen) Parquet in Woonsocket. She graduated from Woonsocket High School.

On Oct. 18, 1947, Marjorie married T.C. Waits in Woonsocket,

She was a volunteer with many organizations, including Meals on Wheels, RSVP, Senior Center, and St. Francis Shop. She was a proud member of Catholic Daughters of America for over 50 years, and also was a member of the Huron Area Senior Center.

Marjorie is survived by her sons, Richard (Frances) Waits of Rapid City, Michael Waits of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Randy (Addie) Waits of Sioux Falls; daughters, April (Richard) Marshall of Hitchcock, and Pam (Ken) Freeman of Black Hawk; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; sister, Berniece Schuster of Anaheim, Calif; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband and four brothers.

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