Marion J. Linn, 89, formerly of 41 Delavan Ave., died at 5:59 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Hultquist Place.
She was born in Jamestown on Oct. 10, 1924, the daughter of the late John and Jennie Wallin Jacobson, and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1942. She had also attended the Lutheran Bible Institute.
In earlier years, Marion was employed by MRC and PepsiCola. She later worked for the Jamestown Public Schools for 18 years as an aide in the high school library, retiring in 1986.
Marion was an involved member of First Lutheran Church, having sung in the choir for more than 20 years, serving as a Sunday school teacher and on the Social Ministry Committee, Christian Education Committee and Altar Society, and as member and circle leader of the Women of ELCA at First Lutheran Church as well as a member of the Couples & Singles Club. She also belonged to the American Scandinavian Heritage Foundation.
Surviving are two sons: Daniel B. Linn (Carol) of Jamestown, and John "Jack" D. Linn (Linda Hughes) of Webster, N.Y.; a daughter, Karen Linn Femia (Nicholas) of Washington, D.C.; five grandchildren: Patricia Linn, Jessica Dorler (Andy) and Aaron Linn, all of Jamestown, and Elizabeth Femia and Vincent Femia, both of Washington, D.C.; and six greatgrandchildren: Gavin, Jaxson and Kyler Dorler and Cloey, Ariana and Gabriel Linn.
Marion was preceded in death by her husband, Frank P. Linn, whom she married Sept. 1, 1946, and who died March 29, 2001; and a brother, John Ronald Jacobson.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in Memorial Chapel of First Lutheran Church. The Rev. Daniel K. Nagle will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 35 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the First Lutheran Church Endowment Fund, 120 Chandler St., Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Marion at www.lindfuneralhome. com.