Marion Langlais, passed away peacefully Friday, September 13, 2013, at the age of 102.
She was born to Will and Lillian (Furry) Weigler on September 27, 1910 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Upon the death of her mother, Marion, she came to Menasha, Wisconsin, at age three to live with her grandparents. She attended Menasha schools through High School graduating in 1927. She then graduated from Lawrence University, Class of 1931. She graduated from Library School at the University of Wisconsin Madison, Class of 1933. After graduation she became a librarian at Menasha Public Library for many years. She was active in the American Association of University Women, serving as a board member, League of Women Voters, as a board member, a member of Theda Clark Hospital Auxiliary and volunteer worker at the American Red Cross volunteer.
In 1936, she married Francis Noah Langlais, residing in Menasha for 61 years. She then moved to Sullivan, to live with her daughter.
Marion is survived by her children, Steven C. Langlais, Algoma; Thomas Langlais, Appleton;and Francine Langlais Blaschuk, Sullivan. She is further survived by her adoring grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and her half brother, Bill Weigler, Austin, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Langlais and half sisters, Lorraine Brynildson and Zudora Standke.
Marion loved life and traveled the world.
Loved by many she will be missed by all who know her.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 19, at 11 AM at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Dousman. In lieu of flowers, donations to AngelsGrace Hospice appreciated.
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Sept. 24 to Sept. 27, 2013