She was born April 17, 1921, in Pittsburg to Walter and Josephine (Mohre) Rudolph. She attended schools in Frontenac and was a 1939 graduate of Frontenac High School.
Marie married Leon Jursche on July 17, 1942, in Ocean View, Va. He preceded her in death on May 25, 2010.
She was a sales clerk working for JC Penney for more than 20 years.
She was a member of Frontenac United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include a daughter, Maggie Ryan of Ottawa; a niece, Frieda Brigs of Albuquerque, N.M.; and a nephew, Donald J. Morettini of Pleasanton, Calif.
She also was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, JoAnne.
According to her wishes, Marie has been taken for cremation. No services are planned. Inurnment will be at a later date in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Frontenac United Methodist Church or the Frontenac Education Foundation and can be left at or mailed to Friskel Funeral Home, 230 E. McKay/P.O Box 907, Frontenac, 66763.
Online condolences can be left at www.friskelfuneralhome.com.