Marjorie E. Losch

Marjorie E. Losch

Marjorie E. Losch, D.V.M., 87, of Hagerstown, MD passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Commonwealth Senior Living in Hagerstown.

Born October 18, 1932 in Brookfield, IL, she was the daughter of the late Mathias Braun and Cecil McCann Braun.

Marjorie was a graduate of Wheaton College with a B.A. and also received a B.S., M.S. and D.V.M. from the University of Illinois. She began her practice in 1961 with her husband in Baraboo, Wisconsin for 28 years. She served on the Wisconsin Veterinary Examiners Board for 4 years, and eventually retired to Harpers Ferry, WV to be near her family.

She is survived by three daughters, Carol Horne and husband, Roy of Harpers Ferry; Susan Skidmore and husband, David of Port Haywood, VA; and Patricia Lyons and husband, James of Gerrardstown, WV;  three grandchildren, Aaron DeMan, Paula DeMan and Lenna Lyons; one great-granddaughter, Emma Raymo, faithful feline companion, Chester and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Estelle Braun, two sisters, Charlotte Beattie and Carol June Braun, three brothers, Robert Braun, Richard Braun and William Braun and her late former husband, William Losch.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV with Rev. John Langenstein officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Circus World Museum, or International Crane Foundation,

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