|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2011|
A Celebration of Life for Marvel Belle Bacon will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at the Byron American Legion, with a memorial service at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at the Byron Cemetery.
Marvel "Gram" Bacon, 91, of Byron, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at Saint Marys Hospital.
Marvel was born Feb. 2, 1919, in Wyoming, Minn., to Paul and Ruby (Aney) Holmes. On April 10, 1936, Marvel Holmes married Harold J. Bacon in Kasson. Harold passed away on April 24, 1989.
Survivors include four daughters, Janet (Ed) Dostal of Balsam Lake, Wis., Judy (Bill) Hanna of Wyoming, Minn., and Marje Weatherly of Byron; two sons, Darrel (Judy) of Rochester and Paul (LaVonne) of Oronoco; 20 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Ronnie (Peggy) Holmes of Alabama, Pauline (Dick) Koran of Mora, and Floyd (Dorothy) Holmes of Harlingen, Texas.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold; daughter LaDonna; son-in-law Bob; siblings, Les, Bud, Shirley and Mavis; one grandson and one granddaughter.
Marvel enjoyed Thursday and Sunday drives, playing Bingo, watching the birds at the bird feeders, and the flowers growing in the flower beds.
A special thanks to her grandson, Bill, for his special care to ensure his grandma got to enjoy all the joys in her life.
Memorials are preferred to Byron American Legion Auxiliary.
Obituary and photo from Rochester Post Bulletin, Jan. 27, 2011.
Created by: DaveVangsness
Record added: Jan 28, 2011
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