Marian J. LaPort, 90, of Ingomar, MT died Monday June 18th, 2012.
Marian was born February 4th, 1922 in Breckenridge, MN, to Grant and Emma Ingraham. She married her husband of 50 years, Art, on July 16th, 1949 in Pine City, MN.
In earlier years, Marian did a variety of jobs, including working in a department store bakery, being a waitress and a cook at the school in Trego, WI. Marian took up the art of doll making in the late 1970’s. She made hundreds of beautiful handmade ceramic dolls, which are scattered through out the United States. Marian spent the majority of her life being the best mom, grandmother and great grandmother life could ever offer.
Marian is survived by grandchildren: June Nygren and Boots Kope of Ingomar, MT, Donna Pippenger of Martinsdale, MT, Judy (Don) Peterson of Duluth, MN, Dawn Steen of Ashland, WI, Donald (Patty) Sargent of Eau Claire, WI and Sharon Sargent of Martinsdale, MT. Great Grandchildren include: Kyle, Krystina, Kayla, Heidi, Crystal, Tiffany, Justin, Emily, Shelly, Jordan, Tristan and James. Sister-in-law, Shirley Ingraham of Upland, CA.
She was preceded in death by her Husband, Art, her parents, daughter, Hazel, sister Evelyn (Ted) Nozal, brothers Donald (June) Ingraham, Gordan Ingraham, step-sister Helen and infant brother, Donald Grant.
Mom was grandma to everyone who knew her, and will be greatly missed.