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Marion M. Walli
09/22/1922 — 02/03/2003
From West, Richland, WA, US | Born in Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Marion M. Walli
Marion Walli, 80, of West Richland died February 3, 2003, at her home. Marion was born in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, September 22, 1922 as Marion Margaret Fox. She was the youngest of 5 children born to Arthur and Emma Fox. They moved to Kansas City where she grew up. She went on to college at the University of Wichita and took up Radiology. She later worked in Los Angeles and Seattle as an x-ray technician.
Marion met Reidar Walli, her husband of 48 years, thru her brother Robert. Robert and Reidar were great friends in the Army. They married on August 31,1947. They lived in La Crosse and Waitsburg, Wa., where they farmed for many years. In 1957 they moved for the last time to West Richland. Marion and Reidar had 4 children, Reidar Jr. Letty, Janice Carolyn, Randy Lori, and Kathy. They had 9 grandchildren, Ryan, Shawn, Ariel Affon, Arin, Stephanie, Jason, Christopher, Andrew, and Ari.
Marion was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Richland since moving here in 1957, where she and Reidar have many great friends. She also was a Leader of the Ridge Riders 4-H club for 25 years.
Marion was preceded in death by her brothers and sister, her husband Reidar, son Reidar Jr., and grandson Ryan.
A memorial service will be held Saturday February 8, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. at the Redeemer Lutheran Church. A funeral service will be held Sunday, February 9, 2003, at Selbu Lutheran Church outside of La Crosse, WA, at 2:00 p.m. 1-509-549-3492. Interment will follow at the Selbu Cemetery open to all friends and family. Viewing will be Friday February 7, 2003, from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. and on Saturday 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at Einans' Funeral Home.
Hello from the Luckes
We were sorry to read of Marion’s death. We remember fondly coming to your place in West Richland back in the late 70’s and early 80’s when we had the horse 4H club for Kathy, Julie and all the others.
Please know that our thoughts are with you as you grieve, Kathy, Randy and Reidar.
I will tell Julie so she can remember you too.
Take care and stay well and happy.
Daryl and Nancy
I want you to know how sorry I am for the loss of your Mother. I have no way to get ahold of you, and hope this reaches you. Please know I am thinking of you today, and holding good thoughts for you, and your family.
We will miss your mother.
She was very special. We had in common being friends with Don Deffner. She knew him and his family from Kansas days when she was young. Don became a minister like his father and he married us at the Univ. Lutheran Chapel in Berkeley, CA. It was Don’s first marriage ceremony.
Kay and Fred