GWINN, MI - Marianne E. Shelly, age 75, of 185 N. Marshall Drive, Gwinn, entered eternal life Wednesday evening, October 3, 2012, at Marquette General Hospital, in the loving care of her family.
Marianne was born June 3, 1937 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Francis and Mary (Kiska) Sofa. A Gwinn area resident since 1965, Marianne was employed with Nyquist Oil at the Kountry Korner for 17 years.
Marianne was very family centered and they meant everything to her. She loved nothing better than spending time with family camping, fishing excursions, touring national parks, especially tours of Alaska, and playing bingo.
Survivors include her husband, James R. Shelly, whom she married January 16, 1962; her daughter, Elaine (Edward) Chavez of Graham, WA; two sons, James (Susan) Shelly of Hubert, NC and David (Michelle Maki) Shelly of Kingsford; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Marianne was preceded in death by her parents.
Honoring Marianne's request, no services will be scheduled.
Memorials may be directed to Cancer Care of Marquette County, 1238 Knudsen Road, Gwinn, MI 49841.
The Swanson- Lundquist Funeral Home is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at www.swansonlundquistfuneralhome.com.