August 16, 1917 ~ December 30, 2020
Born in: Oak Hill, Kansas
Resided in: Pueblo,
Graveside service, 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Mountain View Cemetery.
Streaming of service has been cancelled
Marjorie Maxine (White) Branine, 103, passed away December 30, 2020.
Survivors: Son – Gregg (Anna Lou) White, Daughter – Judy Knight. Grandchildren – Eric (Mila) Knight, Erin (Jerome Griffin) Ladrini, Dustin (Emma) White. Great Grandchildren – Shelby (Katie) Knight, Colin Knight, Kaylie (Dalton) Thomas, Bailah (Dale) Main, Finn Greggory White. Great-Great Grandchildren – Cameron Fairchild, Alicia Thomas, Aiden Main, Layla Main.
Branine Family – Barbara Branine, Erik and Family and Tiffany and Family. Many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceded in death by: Parents – Leo Howell Martin and Mabelle Anna Martin. Brother – Bob Martin. Sister – Geneva Weaver. Husband – Clifford (Red) White. Husband – Ivan Glenn Branine and Stepson – Dan Branine.
Marjorie was born August 16, 1917, in Oak Hill, Kansas. She was an operator for Bell Telephone, Concordia, Kansas (1930s), moved to Pueblo in 1940s with husband who was part of Army Air Corps during WWII. Moved back to Enid, Oklahoma after the war ended. In 1957, moved back to Pueblo. During a span of several years, worked at Conley’s Grocery/TV Repair and Sales as a clerk, Associated Grocers as a bookkeeper, and Long’s Auto Repair as bookkeeper.
Most important to her was spending time with her family and friends. Also enjoyed time at the family mountain cabin near Buena Vista that she and husband Clifford built. With second husband, Ivan, she enjoyed traveling between permanent home in Cheney, Kansas, cabin in Colorado and winter retreat in Yuma, Arizona. She also enjoyed playing bridge, especially at SRDA in her later years, watching “her” westerns (3 and 4 times over), reading, cross word puzzles, and attending her children’s activities. She was an avid Quilter for many years and many several quilts and afghans for family and friends.
Marjorie was a member of Eagles Lodge 145, Pueblo, Buttons and Bows Square Dance Club, and actively involved at First Presbyterian Church. Graveside service, 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: First Presbyterian Church Music Memorial Fund, 220 W. 10th St., Pueblo, CO 81003 or Joni Fair Hospice House, 1107 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005.
Graveside Service: January 13, 2021 2:00 pm
Mountain View Cemetery
1315 Acero Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004