News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 28, 2013

Marjorie L. Halberstadt

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The Tribune-Star

FAIRBANKS — FAIRBANKS — Marjorie L. Halberstadt, 81, of Fairbanks, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013. She was born in Chicago, on Nov. 22, 1931, to Walter and Olive (Kirk) Tarleton. She retired as a control clerk from CBS. For over 20 years she was the Fairbanks Township trustee. Marge was a strong supporter of the Fairbanks Volunteer Department, very active in the Sullivan County Democrat Women’s Club, and had been a member of the Order of Eastern Star, both at Fairbanks and Prairie Creek.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Halberstadt, in 2005; a son, Kent Halberstadt, in 2008; and an infant daughter, Paula Jane Halberstadt. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Marian “Bea” Raines; and a brother, Reed Tarleton.  

Her survivors are three daughters, Judy Harris and friend Gary Stahl, Jean Harris and husband Mark, and Ruth Pruett and husband Jack; a daughter-in-law, Cathy Halberstadt; and five grandchildren Chad Pruett, Scott Harris, Ryan Harris, Kylie Stone, and Baley Halberstadt. There are six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2013, with the Rev. Don Ransford officiating. Burial will be in Pogue Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.