Marjorie J. Oas

Oct. 17, 1934-March 1, 2019

Marjorie J. Oas, Mesa,

Arizona, formerly of

Columbus, ND, passed

away March 1, 2019, at

Silver Creek Memory Care

facility, Mesa, AZ.

A service will be held

for family and friends

June 12th at 11:00 AM at

Trinity Lutheran Church

in Columbus, North

Dakota, Pastor Gwin Offi-

ciating and burial will fol-

low at Trinity Lutheran

Cemetery, Columbus.

Marjorie was born to

Newell and Lila Thomas

of Rural Powers Lake on

October seventeenth,


She grew up and at-

tended school in the

Powers Lake area.

Marjorie married

Lawrence Oas on De-

cember 18th, 1950 and

they lived, raised a family,

and worked the land on

the farm located south of

Columbus. Beyond run-

ning a home, Marjorie was

a skilled crafter and artist,

played the Violin, served

on the Columbus School

Board, taught Sunday

school, active member of

Tonset, and Trinity Luth-

eran Congregations, was

active with the Lutheran

Women’s International

Red Jello Society, and the

North Dakota Snowbird-

ers, Arizona Chapter.

Marjorie was preceded

in death by her parents

(Newell and Lila Thomas).

Husband (Lawrence Oas),

sister (Evelyn Westerness)

sister (Marion Dahl)

brother (Delbert Thomas)

Marjorie is survived by

her three children, Brenda

( Mesa, AZ) David & wife

Chris (Osburn ID) Richard

(Chandler AZ) , and a

grand-daughter Katie and

2 great-grandchildren,

Vincent and Blair

(Chandler, AZ) a sister-

Renee (MO) and a

brother-Mark (OK), plus

numerous nieces,

nephews, cousins, neigh-

bors and friends.

The family request

that in lieu of flowers that

donations be made to

fund research on


disease (*Dementia So-

ciety of America, PO Box

600, Doylestown, PA

18901 1 800

336-3684 or *Alzheimer’s

Association National

Headquarters, 225 N

Michigan Ave., Fl. 17,

Chicago, IL, 60601).

Those wishing to sign

an online guestbook are

asked to go to


larson.com and share


Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home of Minot is in

charge of arrangements

Those wishing to sign

the online register and

share memories may ac-

cess the online obituaries

section at (www.

thompson larson.com).