Marjorie McGinn Flegenheimer


Birth: May 20th, 1925
Death: November 9th, 2017
Age: 92 years
Residence:Saginaw Township, Michigan
Survived By: Marge will be deeply missed by her family; husband, Ernest; four children: Ellen (Frank) Riggle, Lori (Tom) Deisler, Eric (Libby) Flegenheimer and Mark (Anne) Flegenheimer; ten grandchildren: Adrienne (Ray Diehl) Oakley, Alyssia (Jeff) Leggett, Zach (fiancée, Sarah Muntzing) Riggle, Shelby Riggle, Ryan (Jennifer) Deisler, M.D., Andrew (Ashley) Deisler, Jessica Deisler, Graeme Flegenheimer, Trevor and Katie Flegenheimer; four great-grandchildren: Jake and Taylor Oakley, Mackenzie and Avery Leggett, and great-grandson Deisler expected in December. She is also survived by her nephew, Moncef Bouhafa; dear cousins, Joan Devins and Susan Blackwood; and Odie Lee Harris, her special angel. Marge was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Dorothy Bouhafa; and nephew, Faris Bouhafa. The family wishes to thank her loving caregivers, Sharon, Meaghan, Tyan and Mary, who were always by her side.
Affiliations: Marge was a member of First Congregational Church, The Saginaw Club and Crystal Downs Country Club in Frankfort, Michigan. She was a past member of Saginaw Country Club and Sailfish Point Country Club in Stuart, Florida. She was an avid gardener, reader, tennis player and Green Bay Packers fan. She also enjoyed dancing, painting and conversation. Marge always rooted for the underdog and will be remembered for her generous spirit which touched many lives. Marge cherished her summers at the family cottage on Crystal Lake in Beulah, Michigan. It was here where she created a legacy for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, filled with memories too numerous to count. Marge's adventurous spirit, independence and strong will allowed her to travel and experience all that the world has to offer.

Flegenheimer, Marjorie McGinn

Saginaw Township, Michigan

Marjorie McGinn Flegenheimer, 92, of Saginaw Township, celebrated life from May 20, 1925 until November 9, 2017. She passed away at her home, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was born on May 20, 1925 in New York City to the late Edward B. and Florence (Bernhardt) McGinn. She married Ernest Flegenheimer on June 7, 1952 in New York City. Following Ernest’s career in the sugar industry, together they moved to Wisconsin and then to Michigan, making Saginaw their home. Marge was a member of First Congregational Church, The Saginaw Club and Crystal Downs Country Club in Frankfort, Michigan. She was a past member of Saginaw Country Club and Sailfish Point Country Club in Stuart, Florida. She was an avid gardener, reader, tennis player and Green Bay Packers fan. She also enjoyed dancing, painting and conversation. Marge always rooted for the underdog and will be remembered for her generous spirit which touched many lives. 

Marge cherished her summers at the family cottage on Crystal Lake in Beulah, Michigan. It was here where she created a legacy for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, filled with memories too numerous to count. Marge’s adventurous spirit, independence and strong will allowed her to travel and experience all that the world has to offer.  

Marge will be deeply missed by her family; husband, Ernest; four children: Ellen (Frank) Riggle, Lori (Tom) Deisler, Eric (Libby) Flegenheimer and Mark (Anne) Flegenheimer; ten grandchildren: Adrienne (Ray Diehl) Oakley, Alyssia (Jeff) Leggett, Zach (fiancée, Sarah Muntzing) Riggle, Shelby Riggle, Ryan (Jennifer) Deisler, M.D., Andrew (Ashley) Deisler, Jessica Deisler, Graeme Flegenheimer, Trevor and Katie Flegenheimer; four great-grandchildren: Jake and Taylor Oakley, Mackenzie and Avery Leggett, and great-grandson Deisler expected in December. She is also survived by her nephew, Moncef Bouhafa; dear cousins, Joan Devins and Susan Blackwood; and Odie Lee Harris, her special angel.

Marge was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Dorothy Bouhafa; and nephew, Faris Bouhafa.

The family wishes to thank her loving caregivers, Sharon, Meaghan, Tyan and Mary, who were always by her side.

FUNERAL: A private funeral service for Marge will be held with burial to follow at Crystal Lake Cemetery North, Frankfort, Michigan.

VISITATION: The family will receive visitors at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Rd. (off State) on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial to Crystal Lake & Watershed Association, P.O. Box 89, Beulah, MI 49617, Saginaw Art Museum, 1126 N. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, MI 48602 or the Saginaw Community Foundation, 1 Tuscola St., Suite 100B, Saginaw, MI 48607. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home, church or through www.DeislerFuneralHome.com  



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