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Marcia DeJong

Cedar Rapids

Marcia A. DeJong passed peacefully into heaven on March 30, 2018, at the age of 80. She was surrounded by loving family and tremendous support staff at Brookhaven Estates.
Beloved wife of Richard Hoskey, and the late Peter DeJong, Marcia loved her family and wide circle of friends. She touched many lives as a career educator, holding positions as an elementary school teacher, and as a faculty member at Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, Mich., and at Coe College in Cedar Rapids.
She was a sports enthusiast, excelling in skiing, tennis and golf. She loved the outdoors, traveled extensively, and was deeply spiritual. Her faith and family were constant sources of strength and focus. She lived life to the fullest with a generous and loving spirit.
In addition to husband, Richard, Marcia is survived by her sister, Jeannie Vanden Berg (husband Chuck); her sons, David (wife Denise) and Peter (wife Susan) DeJong, and their respective children, Andrew, Alexandra, Eric and Mitchell; and her extended family, Jay and Vickie Hoskey, Jeremy and Deborah Hoskey, Stacy and Debbie Hoskey, and their children and grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions in Marcia's name be made to the Alzheimer's Association, https://m.alz.org/donate.asp.