Marjorie Forestal |

Marjorie Forestal

Marjorie Edith Forestal died Sept. 11. She was 79.

She was born Nov. 6, 1930, in Los Angeles, Calif. She grew up in the San Fernando Valley area of California, attending Verdugo High School. She participated in sports and was an Honorary Queen in Job’s Daughters.

Marge married Donald Eugene Nicolaides in 1952. They raised three kids, Chris, Robin and Kim in Southern California. Marge was active in the kids’ school activities, a den mother for Cub Scouts, and active with Kim in Job’s Daughters.

In 1985, she moved to Grass Valley to be near her daughter Kim. She was an excellent cook, very creative in sewing, knitting, quilting, stained glass and water color. Marge liked the outdoors, gardening, camping, snow and water skiing and going to the beach.

She also loved to travel. She traveled to the east coast, western states and Canada many times. She took a few different European vacations, along with many tropical trips to Costa Rica and Hawaii.

She is survived by her children, Chris Nicolaides, Kim (Thom) Hale, Robin Nicolaides, Eileen Nicolaides; and six grandchildren, Aurelia, Lorren, Nolan, Brittany, Shawn and Hannah. She will be missed by friends and family.

Arrangements are in the care of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary and Crematory, Grass Valley.

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