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Marian Tallman

September 27, 1931 — February 15, 2021

Houghton Marian Tallman, 89, a former resident of the Bluffs Senior Living Community in Houghton passed away Monday, February 15, 2021 at Portage Pointe in Hancock where she had been a resident patient for the past 5½ years. She was born on September 27, 1931, in Detroit, MI, a daughter of the late Everett and Anna (Niemala) Nippa. Marian was raised in the Detroit area and was a graduate of Cooley High School with the class of 1949. Marian was united in marriage to Donald Tallman and the couple resided in Detroit and Ontonagon. The couple decided to part ways and remain friends. Locally, Marian had worked as a Secretary for St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in Houghton and First Lutheran Church in Dollar Bay before her retirement. Ms. Tallman was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church of Hancock and enjoyed golfing in her free time. Preceding her in death were her parents; her son Roy Tallman and her longtime very special companion, Clyde Larry Lawrence. Surviving are: Her grandchildren: Dylan Tallman, Crystal Tallman and Jerry Myhren Her great grandchildren: Hailey & Tianna Tallman and Sophie Gonyea Nieces, nephews and many great and great great nieces and nephews. Services for Marian will be held at a future date to be announced. To view Marians obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements.
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Monday, June 7, 2021

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