Marjorie A. Arends, 81, of Independence, MO passed away on April 24, 2011. Visitation will be from 6-8pm on Thursday, April 28th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel. Funeral service at the chapel on Friday at 10am. Burial to follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Arends and a son, Donnie Arends. She is survived by a son, Danny Arends; two daughters, Diana Arends and Denise Kaestner; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and many other family members. Condolences may be sent to www.mcgilleysheil.com. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel 11924 E. 47th Street Kansas City, MO 64133 (816) 353-6555. Published in the Kansas City Star & the Independence Examiner on April 28, 2011.