Marion Langlais

Sept. 27, 1910 Sept. 13, 2013

Marion Langlais passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at the age of 102.

She was born to Will and Lillian (Furry) Weigler on Sept. 27, 1910, in Minneapolis. Upon the death of her mother, Marion, she came to Menasha at age 3 to live with her grandparents.

She attended Menasha schools through high school, graduating in 1927.

She then graduated from Lawrence University, Class of 1931. She graduated from library school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Class of 1933. After graduation, she became a librarian at Menasha Public Library for many years. She was active in the American Association of University Women, serving as a board member; the League of Women Voters as a board member; a member of Theda Clark Hospital Auxiliary; and a volunteer worker at the American Red Cross.

In 1936, she married Francis Noah Langlais, residing in Menasha for 61 years.

She then moved to Sullivan to live with her daughter.

Marion is survived by her children, Steven C. Langlais of Algoma, Thomas Langlais of Appleton and Francine Langlais Blaschuk of Sullivan. She is further survived by her adoring grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and her half-brother, Bill Weigler of Austin, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Langlais, and half-sisters, Lorraine Brynildson and Zudora Standke.

Marion loved life and traveled the world.

Loved by many, she will be missed by all who know her.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Dousman. In lieu of flowers, donations to AngelsGrace Hospice appreciated.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 367-2156 or visit online at