Marion Strump, age 85, of Lapeer, MI, died Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at Stonegate Health Campus of Lapeer, MI. Marion Rosalie Strump was born March 22, 1938, in Imlay City, MI. She is the daughter of the late Anthony and the late Mary (Nagy) Strump. She grew up in Imlay City, MI. Marion is a graduate and Co-Salutorian of Imlay City High School, Class of 1956. She continued her education at Lawrence Tech University. Marion also completed a Master Gardening program through Michigan State University Extension.

She was an Advertising Account Executive and co-owner/operator of Management Marketing Services in Royal Oak, MI, performing contract work with Ford Motor Company Trucks. After Marion retired, she returned to Lapeer to care for her mother.

Marion was a member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Dryden, MI, the Society of Hope and Charity, and the Royal Oak Elks Club. She enjoyed the great outdoors, assisted with the annual tea at Suncrest, and playing cards with her friends in Capac and Port Huron. Most of all, she liked spending time with her nieces, nephews, and their friends.

She is survived by her sisters, Margaret Pavey of Lapeer, MI and Marcia Spencer of Stanton, MI; her brother, Tony (Sue) Strump of Lapeer, MI; and brother-in-law, Daniel Erla. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Sherry (Renee) Spencer, Rob (Tina) Spencer, Joan (Craig) Helwig, Dan (Kristen) Erla, Doug (Michele) Erla, Jan (Matt) Zimba, and Daniel (Heather) Galvan.

Marion was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Mary Strump; sister, Marlene Erla; her brothers-in-law, Ed Pavey and Bob Spencer; and her niece, Theresa Spencer.

A Memorial Service and burial of ashes is being planned for March 2024, closer to Marion’s birthday.

Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.

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