Marion J. WatkinsMarion Watkins, age 99 of Grafton, ND, passed away on Thursday, March 07, 2013 at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.
Marion J. Uggerud, the daughter of the late Ole E. and Florence M. (Coates) Uggerud, was born November 2, 1913 near Drayton in Pembina County, ND. She grew up and attended school in Martin Township. Following her education she worked on the family farm until she was united in marriage to Willis Watkins on October 24, 1934 in the Grafton Lutheran Parsonage. The couple lived and farmed in Walsh County until retiring and moving into Grafton in 1978. Willis passed away on January 29, 1986. Marion moved into the Lutheran Sunset Home in July of 2010.