Marilyn Kay Lane, 75, Fargo, ND passed away on Friday, January 15, 2016 at Bethany on 42nd. She was born on September 30, 1940 to Myrtle (Klaus) and Howard Lane of Colesburg, IA. Marilyn grew up in Colesburg and graduated from Colesburg High School in 1958. She then attended Iowa State Teachers College (now UNI) in Cedar Falls, IA.
After college, she was employed by the Telegraph Herald in Dubuque, IA. She then moved to Davenport, IA and worked for WOC TV. Later she worked in various editorial capacities at the Times Democrat, the Rock Island Argus and The Moline Dispatch. She loved writing and received several awards. She also loved the arts.
Upon retirement, Marilyn moved to Fargo to be near her sister.
Marilyn is survived by her sister, Charlotte (Ken) Meester, Fargo; niece, Kendra (Ross) Nubson, West Fargo; nephew, Brent (Holly) Meester, Fargo; and several great nieces and nephews.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents.
At her request, her body is being donated to the Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology at The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Memorials preferred to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Knollbrook Covenenat Church, or Hospice of the Red River Valley, 1701 38th St. S., Suite 101, Fargo, ND 58103.
Celebration of Marilyn’s Life: 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Knollbrook Covenant Church, Fargo.