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Marion Leone Goewey

Marion Leone Goewey, 85, of Barnum, Minn., passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake, Minn. She was born Nov. 20, 1922, in East Lake, Minn., to Ralph and Margaret (Pearthree) Denison and graduated from McGrath High School....

Marion Leone Goewey, 85, of Barnum, Minn., passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake, Minn. She was born Nov. 20, 1922, in East Lake, Minn., to Ralph and Margaret (Pearthree) Denison and graduated from McGrath High School. Marion was united in marriage to Arthur Goewey on Sept. 27, 1941, and was a lifelong area resident. In her younger years, she enjoyed water skiing, snowmobiling, hiking and camping, and especially spending time with her family at the cabin.

Marion was preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Ken, Boyd and an infant; and two sisters, Violet McChristy and Edith Cady.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur; two daughters, Margaret "Margie" Goewey of Portland, Ore., and Judith "Judy" (Scott) Kent of St. Louis, Mo.; one son, Robert "Bob" (Laura) Goewey of Duluth; four grandchildren, Jeff (Jennifer) Nootenboom, Bill (Karen) Nootenboom, Carrie (Don) Jensen, and Jamie (Lara) Kent; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Monday, Feb. 11, from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. Celebration of Life Service at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet, conducted by the Rev. Michael Fossen. Following the funeral, there was a time of fellowship.

Memorials are preferred to American Breast Cancer.

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The family has selected Nelson Funeral Care, Cloquet, 218-879-3225, to assist them with arrangements. See their online guest book at www.legacy.com .

February 14, 2008

  • Cloquet, Minn.
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