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It's all about saying goodbye.
Marian L. Eide
August 12, 1927 - February 11, 2021

Residence: Ray, North Dakota

Marian Louise Eide passed away at the Tioga Medical Center on February 11, 2021. Marian was born on August 12, 1927 to Orville and Mary Olson in Ray, ND. She was the oldest of four daughters and was soon joined by her younger sister Ellen, and 10 years later by twin sisters, June & Joan.

Marian loved working outside with her father helping on the family farm, and was proud that she was the "son" her dad never had while her sister Ellen enjoyed doing indoor things with their mother.

Marian was very strong and had a lot of determination, and could do any chore that any boy could do. She also loved being the "hired man" for her Grandpa John Daniels.

She attended a one room grade school in rural Ray and went to high school in Ray.

On April 15, 1946 she married Arnold Eide. They have five children, Arden (Val) of New Town, ND; Myron (Linda) of Ray, ND; Bev Viall of Ray, ND; Myra (Skeeter) Osvold of Crosby, ND; and Barry (Michelle) Eide of Noonan, ND.

Arnold and Marian lived in rural Ray and later moved to Noonan, ND where she was employed by the Noonan Good Samaritan Center as the Dietary Director for 20 years. She also served as the Mayor of Noonan.

Arnold and Marian enjoyed traveling and going on adventures with her sister Ellen and Ellen's husband Chet. They especially enjoyed exploring Medora.

Marian also loved the many family gatherings with the Eide side of the family, as well as her own side of the Olson family. She was a wonderful cook and baker and loved baking treats to leave at the Noonan elevator for the local farmers. Marian loved hosting holidays at her home for her children and grandchildren.

After Arnold’s death, Marian moved back to the family home in Ray. She enjoyed going to Senior Citizens and especially enjoyed being known as the coffee maker. Marian always joked that she felt she was pretty special, because the boss lady would pick her up for Seniors Citizens.

Marian’s grandchildren include Lisa Eide, Erik Eide, Stephanie (Brad) Domier, Kirsten (Joey) Aldinger, Lance Eide, Ranae (Randall) Simpson, Rhonda Erie, Monte Viall, Robin Viall, Jeff (Lynelle) Osvold, Brian (Amy) Osvold, Travis Eide, Blaine (Lisa) Eide, Ben (Jasmine) Eide and Taylor Verlinde. She is survived by 18 great-grandchildren and her first great-great-grandchild who is due in June.

Marian is survived by her twin sisters, June Hamers and Joan LaJoie; sister-in-law, Donna (Jerry) Marlow and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; her parents; sister, Ellen; brothers-in-law, George Schumacher, Cecil Hamers and Chet Hamers; son-in-law, Raymond Viall; granddaughters, Rebecca Viall and Jennifer Verlinde, and granddaughter-in-law, Donya Eide.

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Pattie Biwer (Tioga, ND)
Feb 13, 2021
Linda and Myron sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
Cheryl and Bill Simpson (Ray, ND)
Feb 13, 2021
Myron, so sorry to see you lost your mom. Our deepest sympathy to you.
Mike Thorson (Bismarck, ND)
Feb 14, 2021
A very neat lady who was a tough hard-working individual who seemed to be very family centered. Many great memories of her and her husband Arnold at Eide family reunions and gatherings. Always loved her cooking. She’s likely already making coffee for the good Lord above. Rest In Peace Marian.
Colleen Weyrauch (Minot, ND)
Feb 15, 2021
My sympathies for your whole family. It’s always sad to lose a cherished mother, sister, grandmother and friend. My prayers for you all
Colleen Weyrauch & family
The Ruuds (West Fargo, North Dakota )
Feb 15, 2021
Arden, Val, & family...We are sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to you and your family.


So sorry for your loss.
The Ruuds
Wally & Barbara Eide (Fargo, North Dakota)
Feb 15, 2021
What a flood of memories come overwhelm us as we look at the pictures. Aunts and Uncles were such a part of our young lives it was where we learned our sense of family. Loved Marion sense of humor and her no nonsense approach to life. We will miss her but cherish those wonderful memories.
Tracey and Tim Eide (Bismarck )
Feb 15, 2021
May the blessings of peace and comfort surround you and heal your hearts.
We will miss her and have so many fond memories!
Neil & Cheryl Roggenbuck (New Town, ND)
Feb 16, 2021
Arden, Val, Myron, Linda and Family,
Our Sincere condolences to you and your Families.
Pamela Eide (Williston, North Dakota)
Feb 16, 2021
Her laugh! Oh my goodness her laugh rings out in my memory. The loss of a mother is unlike any other loss and my heart truly hurts for all her loved ones.
Matt and Diane Thompson (Ray, ND)
Feb 23, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful neighbor, we will greatly miss our visits with her. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.
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