Marian was born in New Orleans, LA on Oct 3, 1917. During high school
Marian worked with her Aunt Lena at Loyola University’s library in New Orleans. During WWII she worked for a construction
company, doing procurement, that built Army camps and blimp stations all over the south and southeastern region of the United
States. Marian had a long career with Exxon/Mobile in Baton Rouge, where she worked in the procurement office until her retirement.
Growing up, she had a love of sports; playing softball, tennis, golf & bowling. She was an enthusiastic LSU sports fan.
Marian learned how to fly and received her pilot’s license at the age of 50. She was a member of the Ninety-nines. Hot
Air ballooning was also one of her passions. After retirement she volunteered for over 30 years, for AARP, preparing taxes
for senior citizens, as well as managing a team of volunteers in Baton Rouge. Marian had a generous heart, and giving nature,
always helping family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.