Marjorie M. Carr, 81, of Chillicothe, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at Unitypoint Methodist, Peoria at 3 p.m. on June 6, 2018.

Marjorie was born on Nov. 26, 1936, in Peoria, the daughter of William and Dorothy (Schaefer) Wirth. She married Merle Carr on June 10, 1956, in Peoria.

Surviving are her children: Douglas (Tracy) Carr of Canton, Suzanne Farmer of Chillicothe, and Keith Carr of Chillicothe; grandchildren: Krystal, Angela, Daniel, Ashlee, Brandon, and Stephanie; sister, Francis (Gardener) Hatch of Peoria; and brother, George (Donna) Wirth of Delavan. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Edward.

Marjorie’s life was taking care of her family and she will be most notably remembered for her passion for taking care of children.

A memorial service was held on Tuesday, June 12, at 2 p.m. at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home. A visitation was held one hour prior to the service time at the funeral home. A private burial will be held in the Chillicothe City Cemetery. Marjorie’s online memorial website may be viewed at