Margery L. Click, 74 of River Falls, WI died peacefully at her beloved home on April 26, 2011 after a long battle with a neurological degenerative disease. Her husband and children were by her side.
Margery was born to Paul and Florence (Fox) Just in Spokane, WA on April 22, 1937. She grew up on a farm in Loon Lake, WA and graduated valedictorian from Deer Park High School in 1955. She married her high school sweetheart, Robert E. Click on June 16, 1956. Margery was a stay at home mom raising her two children as her husband pursued his education at Washington State University, University of California – Berkeley, and Columbia University – NYC. After settling in Madison, WI she followed her dream of a college education, graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a nursing degree in 1972. Marge touched countless lives during her 20+ years as an ophthalmology nurse at University of Wisconsin hospitals in Madison and University of Minnesota hospitals in Minneapolis.
Marge was an energetic and intellectual woman who after retirement applied her time and talents to the River Falls Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO). She enjoyed traveling, cooking, movies and spending time with her family and friends. She was passionate about exercise, gardening and nature. She was an avid reader of any genre. Marge will be dearly missed and will live on in the hearts and minds of those she touched.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Robert; son, Ron (Colleen) Click of Stillwater, MN; daughter, Lori (Roger) Gray of Rice Lake, WI; four grandchildren, Jennifer and Julia Gray, Robert and Elizabeth Click; three sisters, Joan McGillivray of Deer Park, WA Merry Lou (Melvin) Mullenix of Deer Park, WA Karen (Bill) Currie of Richland, WA; brother Bill (Terry) Just of Englewood, CO; nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Visitation will be on Sunday, May 15th, from 11AM to 2PM at her son’s family home: 775 Novak Ave. North in Stillwater. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials in her honor to: PEO, c/o DeAn Krey, 724 River Ridge Court, River Falls, WI 54022 or Loon Lake Land Conservancy, 3001 South High Drive Spokane, WA 99203. Cremation services were entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home and Countryside Crematory, 715-386-3725.