Obituary: Marian F. Murchison
November 15, 2011
Marian F. Murchison
September 7, 1925 – November 8, 2011
Marian F. Murchison, “G.G.”, age 86, passed away November 8, 2011 in Gardnerville, Nev. She was born on September 7, 1925 in Boise, Idaho, to Marion and Alina Wayne. In 1945, she married Arch Murchison in Winnemucca, Nev. Over the years, G.G. was a State of OR court reporter; Knott’s Berry Farm Entertainment Director and Steak Dinner Restaurant Manager; Extra for old western movies in the 1960s at a dude ranch in Apache Junction, Ariz; Book Keeper for the City of Novato, Calif; Senior Apartment Manager and member of Housing Board in Hepner, Ore. She was a lifetime member of the Boise Elks Club #310, and was passionate about many charities, specifically Boys Town, saving children and healing families.
Marian was preceded in death by her husband, Arch; son, Mel; her parents; her brother Bob Wayne; a sister, Dee Whittle; and a grandson, Matthew Murchison.
She is survived by her brother Vern Wayne; a sister, Bunky Doherty and husband, Tom; grandchildren, Monica Gustafson, husband Scott and son Parker, and Brooke Slocum, husband Travis and son Dominick; and great-grandson, Connor Murchison.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 12:30pm at St. Gall Church. Memorial gifts may be made in her name to St. Galls or Boys Town, http://www.boystown.org. Capitol City Cremation in Carson City is handling arrangements.