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Marion Okeson, 76

Marion Okeson, age 76, of Atlanta, GA, formerly of Cokato, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, succumbing to leukemia.

She was born Jan. 6, 1935, to John and Elsie Olson of Cokato, and has two brothers, Harvey and Stan Olson; and a sister, Ardis Johnson.

Marion was a 1952 graduate of Cokato High School.

She married Larry Okeson April 17, 1954. They raised three children, Debra Ayers, and Mark and Charles Okeson.

Marion’s career was in healthcare management. She loved entertaining and enjoying her many friends.

Her love of God was a priority and was evident in her daily life.

A celebration of her life will take place Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta in Atlanta, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to www.caringbridge.org/visit/marionokeson or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. For more information please email Larry@SoftwareSearch.com.

Fischer Funeral Care in Atlanta is handling the arrangements; (678) 514-1000.