Services set for local Marion Lau, 71 |

Services set for local Marion Lau, 71

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Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church in Dillon for Marion F. Lau, who died at her Silverthorne home Nov. 16.She was 71.

Lau was born on Aug. 26, 1933, to Laura and Harold “Jiggs” Hickenbotham of Plymouth, Wis. She graduated from Plymouth High School in 1950 and met her husband, Al, at a University of Wisconsin football game in 1952; they were married the following year.The couple spent the next three years in New Jersey while he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. They then moved to Chicago, then Wisconsin, where they raised three children.In 1977, the family moved to Colorado, California and back to Wisconsin before retiring to Summit County in 1996.

For the past several years, Lau was active with the Summit Seniors, and enjoyed gardening, playing bridge, hiking and spending time with her family. Family members say she was happiest when she was helping others.She is preceded in death by her parents and son Jeff, who died in 1974.

She is survived by daughter Susan Massihzadeh and her husband Amir of Bolton, Mass.; son Bob and his wife Kelley of Silverthorne; grandchildren Abbey and Jake of Silverthorne and sisters Nancy Schaub and Donna Tenpas, both of Wisconsin.Services will also be held in Plymouth, Wis., at a time yet to be determined. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Plymouth, Wis.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lau’s name to the Summit County Senior Center Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1845, Frisco, CO 80443, or the American Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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