Marion Dorothy (Carlson) RatheMarion Dorothy (Carlson) Rathe, 95, of Virginia, Minn., died Tuesday May 14, 2013, in Essentia Health-Virginia Regional Medical Center.
Marion Dorothy (Carlson) Rathe, 95, of Virginia, Minn., died Tuesday May 14, 2013, in Essentia Health-Virginia Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Duluth on March 12, 1918.
In 1969, she married Harlan Rathe in Duluth. She then moved with Harlan to Virginia where Marion had a hobby and boutique business, which included creating silk ribbon flower arrangements for all occasions, which expressed her crafting creativity. Marion loved time spent with her family and friends enjoying good food.
The family wishes to give a special thank you to Dr. Vickstrom, Sonja and staff for their caring treatment of Marion.
She was preceded in death by four sisters and three bothers.
Marion is survived by her husband, Harlan; two children Duane (Kathy) and Barbara (Jerry); seven grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
VISITATION: 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service in Sunrise Funeral Home. Burial will be at Sunrise Memorial Park.
Arrangements by Sunrise Funeral Home. To leave an online condolence please see www.sunrisefuneralhomeandcemetery.com.
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