MARION A. WOODILL January 20, 1932-July 10, 2020


MARION A. WOODILL January 20, 1932-July 10, 2020


Marion A. Woodill of McMinnville passed away Friday morning at Willamette Valley Medical Center due to health complications. She was 88.


She was born in Woodville, Wisconsin on January 20, 1932 to parents Bessie and Peter Jacobson. Marion was raised on the family farm until age 10 when the family moved to Bend, Oregon. She graduated from Bend High School and went to work for the City of Bend in the Recreation Department where she met her first husband Bart Garrad.


In college, she took Secretarial Bookkeeping and Accounting and spent most of her adult life in management positions for different companies. She also took courses in Quickbooks and became a Quickbooks Representative and advisor for Oregon.


Marion is survived by her husband of eight years Albert (Sonny) Laughlin Jr. of McMinnville, Oregon, daughters Mary Collier, of  Kansas, Sandy Garrad of Bend, Oregon, and Susie Garrad, of Medford, Oregon, and son Scott Garrad of Lincoln City, Oregon, grandsons Taylor and Walker of Bend, Oregon and granddaughter Alisha. She is also survived by step daughters Diane Gross of Watford City, North Dakota and Debbie Bazzy of McMinnville, Oregon, step sons Albert Laughlin III, and Danny Laughlin of Watford City, North Dakota, 10 step grandkids, 17 great and 5 great-great step grand Kids.


Marion will be buried in Vancouver, Washington on July 17th in a private ceremony. A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held at True Vine Christian Fellowship Church at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 8th, 2020 located at 118 N.E. 4th Street in McMinnville. We ask that everyone please wear a mask.







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