|Marilyn A. "Marne" Nape, 83, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Galesburg, Ill. died at 5 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2011 at Deer Creek Nursing Home, Wimberley, Texas.
She was born September 16, 1927 in Galesburg to Arthur W. and Hildegarde Elizabeth Hawkinson Holst. She married John W. Nape July 6, 1952 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death March 12, 2009.
Surviving is a son Kyle A. (and Rocio) Nape of Peachtree City, Ga., a daughter, Nancy E. (and Michael) Davis of Austin, Texas, a brother, Arthur J. Holst (and Elizabeth Payne) of Ann Harbor Mich., six beautiful grandchildren and several beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.
Marne was a homemaker, and a loving wife and mother. She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1945 and Knox College, Galesburg in 1949. She and her husband lived in several cities including Milwaukee, Wisc., Toronto, Canada, Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Austin, Texas. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Galesburg.
Funeral service will be 12 noon Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Dr. Tom Larsen will officiate. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, April 9, 2011 at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to the Orpheum Theatre. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.