Gilford, NH-----Mrs. Marion (Brandon) Butts, 79, of 663 Cherry Valley Road, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, NH on Tuesday, January 28, 2003. She was the widow of Murray L. Butts who died in 1981.
Mrs. Butts was born February 12, 1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Martin W. and Lillian (Rosen) Brandon. Mrs. Butts had been a resident of Gilford, NH since 1979. She was a legal secretary for many years for Atty. Arthur Nighswander before she retired in 1988.
Survivors include five daughters, Barbara Oliver of Divide, Colorado, Mary Oliver of Edina, Minn., Elizabeth "Betsy" Axelson of Gorham, Maine, Judy Hughes of Clayton, Wisconsin; and Martha Fechner of Eagan, Minn; 12 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; a sister, Holly Irmo of Colorado Springs, Colorado; three nephews ; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
There will be no calling hours.
A celebration of Mrs. Butts life will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2003 from 1-4 PM at her home at 663 Cherry Valley Road, Unit 204, Gilford, NH.
A Graveside Service will be held in the spring at the family lot in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to one's favorite charity.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.