Marian Lois Starnes
1935 - 2021
June 3, 1935
May 28, 2021
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Marian Lois (Frank) Starnes

Marian Lois (Frank) Starnes went home with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Friday the 28th of May 2021, after a long life and failing health. Marian was 85 years old. She passed in her sleep surrounded by her children and grandchildren.

Marian was born June 3, 1935 in Laurel, MT to Alexander and Francis (Koch) Frank.

Marian was wedded to Lawrence G. Starnes Sr. on Sept. 18, 1954, and he preceded her in death in July of 2003

She was preceded in death by her mother (at 9) and father. She was also preceded in death by her brother Don Frank and sisters Eve Bauwens, Josie Strever and Constance Frank Reiter Fredrickson.

Marian is survived by her children: Lawrence G. Starnes Jr., Antonio R. Starnes, Timothy B. Starnes, Steve L. Starnes and Kelly R. Starnes. She is also survived by her brothers John I, Roy A. and Norman W. Frank; as well as her sister Rita L. Kroll. Marian is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place and interment will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens on July 1 2021 at 10 am. Memorial service will be held at Chapel of Hope church in Lockwood on July 2, 2021 at 10 am. Flowers for the memorial may be sent to the church the week of the memorial (deliver by 2pm).

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Published by Billings Gazette on Jun. 6, 2021.
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Marian will be missed greatly. She was such an awesome person. To me she was more than just an aunt. She was one of my best friends! We talked often, and conversations were usually no less than an hour. Many different subjects, but always enjoyable. I will miss her voice, her friendship, and how she loved everyone, dispite their downfalls. So glad she is finally out of pain, and looking forward to seeing her again in Heaven someday.
Tammy Torpy
June 7, 2021