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Marjorie Ann (Yug) Angelo, 80 – Lifelong Teacher

Marjorie Ann (Yug) Angelo, a resident of the High Road, Cass Twp. got her next Kindergarten teaching assignment in heaven Monday morning.

Marjorie was born in Big Bend, Wisconsin to Frank and Sibyll (Stratton) Yug in the duck coop in the back yard on February 25, 1940.

She graduated from Big Bend Elementary school, Big Bend; Muwonago High School in Muwonago  and Whitewater State Teachers College, Wisconsin. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church, Minersville.

Marge was a teacher. She never had a want for anything else except teach and she did it well. After completing college she taught at Mill Valley School in Muskego, Wisconsin before seeing an ad in the Milwaukee Journal for teacher openings in the Department of Defense Overseas Teaching Program. She submitted her application and was selected.

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Over the years she taught at Goose AB, Goose bay Labrador; Karamursel AB, Turkey and Aviano AB, Italy. While in Italy she met Frank and they returned to Minersville in1968 and got married in St. Vincent’s Parish on June 22, 1968. After their wedding they moved to Keesler AB, Mississippi where Marjorie obtained a teaching position in Ocean Springs, then when Frank was transferred to Ton Son Nhut AB, RVN, Marjorie returned to Big Bend where she taught until Frank returned.

They then moved to Minot AB ND, where again Marge taught on base. This followed with an assignment to MacDill AB, Tampa, Fla. where Marge taught at Lutz Elementary. After a transfer to Duquesne University, Pittsburgh and a teaching job at Plumb Elementary, Plumb Borough, Pa., Marge and Frank returned to Mississippi and settled in Ocean Springs with Marge again getting a first grade job. After a couple of years they transferred to Wheeler AB, HI. where Marge taught on base again.

Then came her final teaching job when they transferred to the Pentagon and Marge taught Kindergarten at St. Rita’s Catholic School in Alexandria Va. For 22 years

In addition to her husband Frank, she is survived by a sister, Marion Hendrick, St Petersburg, Fla; numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours. A Funeral Service will be at the convenience of the family followed by Interment  in Indiantown Gap National  Cemetery Annville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests remembrances in the form of contributions in Marjorie’s name to the Sisters of St. Joseph (Mount St. Joseph Convent)  9701 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19118-2694 or Discalced Carmelite Friars (basilica of the national Shrine of Mary) 1525 Carmel Road, Humbertus, Wisconsin 53033. Contributions will also be accepted at the Funeral Home.

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Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Marjorie’s memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com.

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  2. Jo Lamas

    October 26, 2020 at 9:21 pm

    Marjorie guided me through my first teaching assignment in Ocean Springs in 1968. She was an outstanding professional who convinced me to continue in the field of teaching. I followed her advice, going on to teach at many different places, finally retiring as an elementary principal. Through all that, I thought of her often. Her influence lives on in the thousands of lives she, her protégées and students have touched.

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