Marjorie R. Scott

Written by Brust Funeral Home on June 2nd, 2013


Marjorie R. Scott, nee Rexilius, age 84, of Lombard, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 2, 2013.

Visitation will be Friday, 5 to 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Funeral service will be Saturday, lying-in state from 10AM until time of service at 11AM at Lombard Bible Church, 111 S. Park, Lombard. Interment private.

She is survived by her husband, Harold J. “Gus” of 56 years; her son James (Lori), her daughter, Anne (Brad) Brown; four (4) grandchildren; Michael and Meghan Scott, Jenna (James) Van Tholen, and Lissie Brown; a sister, Sharon(Lloyd) Thomas; three (3) brothers, Rex Rexilius, Rolle (the late Rosalee) Rexilius, and Larry(Jane) Rexilius; aunt and great aunt of many.

She is preceded in death by her brother, James (the late Grace) Rexilius and her nephew Thomas.

Marjorie was born on November 22, 1928 in Ithaca, Nebraska to the late Rosa and Arthur Rexilius.  She lived in Nebraska until 1946, attending school in District 16’s one-room schoolhouse through the eighth grade, and then completing grades 9-11 in Beatrice, Nebraska.  Marjorie moved with her family to Wheaton, Illinois in 1946, where she graduated from Wheaton Academy in 1947.  Called to care for others, Marjorie took nurses training at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park from 1947-1950.  She graduated from Wheaton College in 1952 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.  She devoted 33 of the next 36 years to nursing, first at the Geneva Community Hospital from 1968-1988.  While in Wheaton in 1956, she met her life’s partner and soulmate of 56 years, Harold J. Scott.  The two were wed on June 10, 1957, never to part.  Marjorie and Harold celebrated the birth of their first child, James Michael in January, 1964 and their second, Anne Marie, in August, 1965.  Marjorie’s love for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ sustained her throughout her life.  She was a 60 year member of the Lombard Bible Church and devoted herself to service to her church as the pianist for 55 years and in many other areas of ministry.  Her life of love and faith was complete and full and she rests in the arms of her Lord, a ransomed soul.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Belmont Village, 545 Belmont Village Lane, Carol Stream, Illinois 60188, directed to “the neighborhood” would be appreciate.

Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.  Info 1-888-629-0094 or

Video of Funeral Service for Marjorie Scott at the Lombard Bible Church


2 Comments so far ↓

  1. Wendy Krage says:

    Jim and family,

    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I do remember her from when we were kids. You had a very nice family who raised a very nice son. Give your father my condolences. I would have come to the service had I found out about it earlier. The service was beautiful and you were lucky to have such a wonderful mom, I know she loved you very much. Hope all is well with you and your family, missed you at the reunion.

    Wendy Krage-Kemp and Daryl Kemp

  2. Wendy Krage says:


    After watching the video, I want to say that you gave a touching eulogy for your mom, she would have been proud and touched. My mom passed away five years ago on June 12th and I also gave her eulogy for my family. It was important for me for everyone to really know who my mom was, I could tell it was the same for you. You did a great job. God’s blessings for your family. Wendy

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