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Marjorie Ann (Saxbury) Black

May 25, 1931 ~ July 23, 2022 (age 91)

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Marjorie Ann (Saxbury) Black, 91, of Topeka, Kansas died Saturday, July 23, 2022 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka, KS.

She was born May 25, 1931 in Topeka, Kansas the daughter of Glenn Stuart and Mary Elizabeth (Gregg) Saxbury.  She graduated from Highland Park High School with the class of 1949. 

On March 6, 1959, Marjorie was united in marriage to Thomas A. “Tom” Black in Topeka, Kansas.  They shared 49 years of loving marriage before Tom’s passing in 2008.

In 1959, Marjorie moved to Burlingame, KS and worked at BCBS for 19 years.  She was a secretary at Lincoln Middle School until 1993, when she retired.  She was a member of the First Christian Church of Topeka, KS, and a former member of The Federated Church of Burlingame, Kansas where she played the organ there for 34 years.  She was also a part of the PEO Chapter CS and the Saturday Afternoon Club.

Marjorie loved to read.  She also enjoyed music, especially playing the piano and organ.  She loved doing crossword puzzles in her spare time.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn & Mary Saxbury; her husband, Thomas Black; a brother, Richard Saxbury; a sister, Dorothy Calys; and a sister-in-law, Marg Singer.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary Peter and her husband, Jeff, of Topeka, KS; a grandson, Kyle Peter of Wichita, KS; a granddaughter, Kayla Peter of Topeka, KS; a sister-in-law, Esther Saxbury of Ohio; two brothers-in-law, Emanuel Calys of Topeka, KS and Bob Singer of Topeka, KS; a nephew, Dennis Saxbury of Ohio; and three nieces, Debbie O’Hara, Janine Saxbury, and Tangi Saxbury of Ohio.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday July 29, 2022 at the Federated Church of Burlingame, Burlingame, KS.  To celebrate Marjorie’s life, a visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, 503 S Topeka Ave, Burlingame, KS 66413.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Kansas and sent c/o Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 194, Burlingame, KS 66413. Condolences may be sent to the family through

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July 28, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home
503 South Topeka Avenue
Burlingame, KS 66413

Funeral Service
July 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Federated Church of Burlingame
322 S. Topeka Ave.
Burlingame, KS 66413

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