April 3, 1933 - September 7, 2017

Marianne R. Hale, 84, passed away September 7, 2017 surrounded by her family and caregivers. Born April 3, 1933 in Medford, Oregon to Suzanne and Albert Braun, she was one of three children.

Marianne married Donald Hale in 1954. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a talented artist with many oil paintings, including many portraits of her family. She enjoyed swimming and traveling in their motor home. She loved music and she sang in several local choirs. She was a bookkeeper for over 25 years at Dempster's Furniture and AWD Auto Parts.

Marianne is survived by two children, Gordon (Julie) of Medford and Janice (Curt) of Medford; five grandchildren, Lindsay (Adam), Megan, Jeff (Kristin), Kelsey, and Andrew (Brooke); 10 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Ted of Memphis, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her brother, Albert; her son, Steve; her husband, Don; and her great-grandson, Dylan.

A memorial service will be held at noon Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Medford First Church of the Nazarene, 1974 E McAndrews Rd. Rev. Kevin Gowland officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Association.