Marjorie Frances ‘Margie’ Yingling

June 21, 1922 - June 26, 2019

Marjorie Frances “Margie” Yingling, 97, Altoona, died Wednesday morning at The Winds at Mattern Orchard.

She was born in Juniata, daughter of the late Francis William and Rosella Jane (Killinger) O’Donnell. On Jan. 1, 1942, she married Dee Elway Yingling, and he preceded her in death in 1998.

Surviving are two children: son, Timothy J. Yingling and wife, Cathie, of Altoona and Beth Ann Krause and husband, Arthur, of Jacksonville, N.C.; a daughter-in-law, Jeanne Yingling of Altoona; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Dr. Richard W. “Rip” O’Donnell and wife, Doris, in Maryland; and a sister-in-law, Melissa Ann O’Donnell in Ohio.

She was preceded in death by a son, James Dee Yingling; a granddaughter, Jennifer Yingling; a brother, Dr. John R. O’Donnell; and a sister, Jane E. Johnson.

She was a 1940 graduate of Altoona High School.

Marjorie was an avid reader.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or funeral service. Arrangements are by Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to the Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.