Marjorie Lee Pinkerton  January 02 1935  May 14 2019

Marjorie Lee Pinkerton January 02 1935 May 14 2019

January 02 1935 May 14 2019
Marjorie Lee Pinkerton January 02, 1935 – May 14, 2019 Share this obituary Send Sympathy Gifts Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card| Memorial Donation Marjorie Lee Pinkerton, 84, passed away on May 14, 2019 at the Boundary County Community Hospital, peacefully with her family by her side. Marj was born on January 2, 1935 in Lamont, WA to Everett and Bernice Cook. The Cook family moved to Bonners Ferry, ID in 1951, where they purchased a farm in District 5. Marj graduated from Bonners Ferry High School. She attended the University of Idaho Moscow where she met the love of her life, Larry L Pinkerton who became her husband on June 19, 1955. Marj is survived by her three sons, Lester (Karen), LeAlan (Missy) and Lynn (Angel). She loved her nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Gary Cook, and her twin sisters, June Burnett and Judy Swing. Her husband, Larry and her brother, Dale Cook preceded her in death. Marj was most proud of her family. She had a passion for giving back to the community through her many volunteer endeavors, most recently with the Boundary County Museum and as treasurer for the local Bonners Ferry Lions Club. She was an active member of the Mountain Springs Church of Bonners Ferry. As the wife of an US Immigration Officer, she relocated to many cities in the USA and their territories, establishing lasting friendships wherever she settled. Marj and Larry returned to Bonners Ferry after Larry’s retirement. They lived at the original Cook Family home in District #5. In Marj’s memory, the family encourages everyone to share her stories and her love of community and family. Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry

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  1. Marj was one of the kindest and most generous souls I have ever met; and the toughest. She instantly welcomed me into their circle as well as her home during the early days of my 25 year career. I recall a time when LeAllen and I were transferred from Pittsburgh, PA to Phoenix, AZ and we had to drive cross country with two horses and two dogs in a three vehicle convoy. One night we had trouble finding a hotel that would allow us to set up temp pens for the horses and allow dogs. Marj recommended we find a field and set up for the night before a storm hit and sleep under the trucks to keep dry. Growing up in the city one can imagine the feelings her recommendations brought on. To our relief, we found a hotel, but it only one bed and a sofa. Marj, ever so giving recommended LeAllen and I share the bed since we were bigger than her and she would take the sofa. In those days I was only 6’5″ 230 lbs. We agreed (she did not) that she should take the bed with her son and I’d take the sofa built for regular sized humans. We were able to stand firm to that decision following much debate concerning why her comfort was our priority. We arrived on time and without issue. Then I met Larry; one of my best road trips ever!

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