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Marilyn J. Ovall, 78

Marilyn Janet Ovall, age 78, of Buffalo, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at the Sunrise Cottages in Buffalo.

She was born Sept. 20, 1932, to John and Elsie (Poltrack) MacInday in Chicago, IL, which is where she grew up.

After her marriage to Herbert Ovall, July 31, 1953, the couple moved to Minnesota, where Marilyn worked as an LPN at Eitel Hospital in Minneapolis. She later worked for the nursing home in Maple Plain.

Her hobbies included cooking and sewing.

Marilyn is survived by her children, Glen (Mary) Ovall of Elk River, Tod (Sherry) Ovall of Montrose, Karen (Pat) Nali of Jordon, and Jodi (Jim) Ankerselt of Maple Lake; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a few nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Elsie MacInday; two sisters, Elsie Enders and Marie Kraus; and a brother, Jim MacInday.

Memorial services took place Thursday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. at the Montrose United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ingrid Bloom officiating.

The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo assisted the family with the arrangements.