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Marion Glawe

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June 10, 1915-Dec. 16, 2010

Marion E. Glawe, 95, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, December 16, 2010 at St. Mary's Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes.

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Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19 at West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.

Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20 at Berean Baptist Church in Detroit Lakes.

Marion Edith Glawe was born to John and Grace Boothby Sunbury on June 10, 1915 in Braintree, Mass. She grew up and received her education there, graduating from Braintree High School.

On July 24, 1937 she was united in marriage to Martin H. Glawe in Wollaston, Mass. They lived in Boston for nine years. In 1946 they moved to Detroit Lakes, where she worked for St. Mary's Hospital and Jeff's Resort. In 1955 they moved back east to Bridgewater, Mass., where Marion worked in a shoe factory. She retired in 1971 and they moved back to Detroit Lakes. Marion then did volunteer work at St. Mary's Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. She had been a resident at St. Mary's Oak Crossing since 2005.

Marion's family and her faith in Christ were very important to her. She enjoyed time spent with her family, as well as her volunteer work, baking, gardening, and farm life.

Surviving Marion are one son, Charles (Karen Ann) Glawe of Detroit Lakes; three daughters, Lois (Elwood) Orner of Detroit Lakes, Marjorie (Raymond) Carasetti, of Lakeville, Mass., and Marcia (Fred) Thompson of Strasburg, Va.; 12 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were er husband, Martin H. Glawe (May 17, 1998); one brother, Lawrence Sunbury; one sister, Eleanor Vella; and her parents.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19 at West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.

Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20 at Berean Baptist Church in Detroit Lakes, with interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.

Those wanting to share memories and condolences may use the messages of sympathy section at www.westkjos.com.

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