Marjorie Jean (Bergquist) Hartzell, of Bella Vista, Ark., died on Sept. 25, 2019, at Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville, Ark. She was born on Jan. 2, 1931 in Albia, to Oscar Bergquist and Lena (Turner) Bergquist.

Jean grew up in Albia and married Richard Summers Hartzell at the United Methodist Church in Albia in 1949. Jean loved to decorate her home, enjoyed traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Donna Pergande; brother, Stephen Bergquist; husband Richard S. Hartzell; and son, Richard B. Hartzell.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Annette Hartzell of Overland Park, Kan.; grandchildren, Lauren Hartzell of Imperial Beach, Calif., Richard Hartzell of Camp Pendleton, Calif., Kristen Hartzell of Kansas City, Mo.; sister-in-law, Grace Hartzell of Portland, Ore., and Linda Bergquist of Iowa City.

Much love and gratitude to Linda Bergquist and nephew, Bruce Hartzell for their support.

Arrangements are by Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be expressed at

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