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Powell, Marion K.

Marion K. Powell, of Waupaca, age 90, passed away on Monday, July 26, 2010, at Bethany Home. She was born in Racine on November 5, 1919, to the late Thorvald and Christina (Matheisen) Christensen. On October 26, 1946 she married Leo M. Powell, he preceded her in death on December 23, 1995. Marion was employed by SC Johnson and the City of Racine, finance department, retiring after 17 years of service. She had been a member of Calvary Memorial Church in Racine and First Baptist Church of Waupaca. She is survived by her sons: William (Janet) Powell of Waupaca; James Powell of Stevens Point; 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; twin sister: Ruth Thygeson of Poughkeepsie, NY; brother: Lester Christensen of Racine; sister-in-law: Margaret Powell of Fort Collins, CO; other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Anna Christensen, and brother, Willard Christensen. The funeral service will be on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Maple Crest Funeral Home, with Rev. Larry Gross officiating. The visitation will be on Thursday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in Crystal Lake Cemetery.

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