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Nov 11, 2012 - Staff
Marion Hill, a longtime Lander resident, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at the Help For Health Hospice Center in Riverton after a brief battle with cancer. She was 79 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at Hudson's Funeral Home in Lander. A fellowship with friends and family will follow at the Warbonnett Room in the Best Western Motel, 260 Grand View Drive, Lander.
Marion Hill was born Feb. 11, 1933, at the family home in Mt. Iron, Minn., the daughter of Arthur and Mabel Terrio.
She graduated from Mt. Iron High School in Minnesota.
In 1954, she married Robert G. Hill, and in 1962 she, her husband and four young children moved to Wyoming after a transfer by her husband's employer, U.S. Steel.
After raising their four children, Mrs. Hill worked for the telephone company and later with the Fremont County Treasurer's Office, where she worked until retirement. She attended the Independent Baptist Church in Lander.
Her family said she thoroughly enjoyed fellowship with her friends and church members, she loved reading and was an excellent seamstress, and she enjoyed and valued spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her sisters, Betty and her husband Roger Duininck and Becky and her husband Lyle Widboom; sons Robert A. Hill and his wife Marie of Eugene, Ore., Leighton Hill and his wife Barbara of Rock Springs, and Jon Hill and his wife Sheila of Rock Springs; daughter Valerie Lawrence of Riverton; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Mabel Terrio; husband Robert G. Hill; and sister Geraldine Pernu of Rochester, Minn.
Memorials may be made to the Pet Connection, 108 Tweed Lane, Lander, WY.
Services are under the direction of the Hudson's Funeral Home (www.HudsonsFuneralHome.com.