Marion D. May, age 87, passed Sunday, September 19, 2021 in Dallas, TX with her family by her side. She was born November 1, 1933 in Chisholm, the daughter of Walter and Mary Nisula. Marion graduated from Chisholm High School and the Duluth Business University. She married Ralph Robert May on August 6, 1955 and was a longtime Hibbing resident. Marion was an active member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church and then the Blessed Sacrament Church. She actively helped with Soup Suppers, the funeral luncheon crew and Lenten fish frys. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Knights of Columbus Women’s Chapter, and the Council of Catholic Women.
Marion was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening, canning, traveling and sewing and knitting in her free time. She enjoyed traveling with the Senior Citizen bus trips, the trips to Chanhassen and her friendship and activities with her friend and neighbor, Toni Peterson. They could be found going to bazaars, searching for princess pine to make wreaths, exercise class, walking or talking back by their gardens.
Marion will always be remembered by her three children: Kathleen Powell of Dallas, TX, Thomas (Sheila Saddler) of Rowlett, TX, and Robert of Naples, FL; grandson: Jonathan Powell and his wife Kate; granddaughter: Christina May; great-grandson: Jack Powell; and great-granddaughters: McKenzee Young and Caroline Powell; brothers: W. Gerald Nisula (Katie) of Carlton, MN and David J. Nisula, Cotuit, MA; her nieces and nephews, along with many other loved ones and relatives.
Marion is preceded in death by her parents; husband: Ralph; and Sister-in-law: Annie Nisula.
A visitation (10:00 am) and Mass (11:00 am) will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the Blessed Sacrament Church, Hibbing, Minnesota. Fr: Trevor Peterson will be the Celebrant. Internment will take place at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing.
Family services are provided by Anderson-Daniels, a Bauman Family Funeral Home, in Hibbing. To express condolences on-line please see: www.baumanfuneralhome.com.
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