Marjorie Gouwens ’65 Hudgins
Marjorie Gouwens Hudgins passed away at Stonecroft Health Campus on November 6th, 2022. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 25th, 1943 to William and Dorothy Gouwens.
As a young adult, Marjorie earned her B.A. in German Literature from Hope College, her M.A. in Germanic Languages from Indiana University, and her PhD in Germanic Languages from IU as well. She eventually owned and operated Ideal Office Machine and Spencer Hudgins Real Estate.
Survivors include her son, William “Randy” (Rachel) Hudgins of Fishers, IN; grandchildren, Spencer Hudgins and Olivia Hudgins of Fishers, IN. Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, Spencer Whitworth Hudgins, and her parents, William Gouwens and Dorothy Gouwens.
throughout her life, Mrs. Hudgins was active in several boards and commissions. Among them are the City of Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission (21 years), the Monroe County Apartment Association (46 years), and the Old Northeast Neighborhood Association (31 years).
Marjorie will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with her husband, Spencer.