Marion Bertha Fogg, 86, of Fairbanks, died April 9, 2013, at Caring Bridges Assisted Living in Fairbanks, of natural causes. Marion was born June 15, 1926, in New Hampton, N.H. |
Marion served during the Korean War with the U.S. Marine Corps. Marion lived in Alaska for the past year, and before moving here she lived in Washington, California and the New England area during her youth.
In her younger years, Marion owned a restaurant in New Hampshire, worked as a model for furriers and as an office assistant for oil refineries in California.
In her later years, Marion was an active member of the Eagle's Lodge in Clarkston, Wash., and volunteered on a regular basis. She was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and actively promoted their work.
Marion was an intelligent and creative woman committed to family, and loved decorating for special occasions and cooking. Her sourdough goodies are remembered with special fondness.
She also enjoyed doing beadwork and created many lovely pieces that she shared with friends and family. She will be remembered as an endearing and sweet woman with a gentle spirit.
She is survived by her sisters, Betty Perron, of Bradford, N.H., and Hazel Thompson, of Watertown, Mass.; son, Daniel Bole, of Spokane, Wash.; daughter, Deborah Windbigler, of Fairbanks; grandson, James Powell, of Boston; and many nieces and nephews in the New England area.
Marion was preceded in death by her brothers, Lucian Fogg, Lawrence Fogg and Charles Fogg; sister, Fannie Caldwell and her husband, Frank Joseph Bole.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
Arrangements are entrusted to Fairbanks Funeral Home.
Published in Daily News-Miner from May 15 to May 18, 2013