Ladewig, Marion Margaret b. October 30, 1914 d. April 16, 2010 Professional Bowler. Nicknamed the "Queen of Bowling," she was considered the sport's top female professional athlete for nearly two decades. She was named "Bowler of the Year" nine times between 1950 and 1963 by the Bowling Writers Association of America, and was voted as the greatest female bowler in the history of the sport in 1973. She captured eight U.S. Women's Opens Championships between 1949 and 1960, including five consecutive titles from 1949 to 1953. She was the first woman to win...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Rosedale Memorial Park, Tallmadge, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA Plot: Cremated.