Sailors, Marlin Z. (1922-1987)

Marlin Z. Sailors, 65, Devils Lake, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 1987, in his home.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Devils Lake. Arrangements are with Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Folden Cemetery, rural Newfolden, Minn. Arrangements are with Green Funeral Home, Thief River Falls.

Marlin Z. Sailors was born Jan. 29, 1922, in Nemaha, Neb., the son of Dick and Adah Sailors. He grew up there and served with the U.S. Army in World War II. He married Myrtle Hanson April 18, 1944, in Seattle. He attended National Trade School in Kansas City, Mo., where he learned to be a cobbler. He worked in a shoe shop in Newfolden and owned City Shoe Shop in Drayton, Cavalier and Devils Lake. He also worked for the North Dakota State Highway Department in Devils Lake. He retired in 1986 because of illness.

Survivors are his wife; daughters, Gail Ziegler, Grand Forks, Carol Frison, Stockton, Calif., Marsha Kringstad, Fargo, Debra, Denver, Amy, Devils Lake; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; his mother, living in Antioch, Calif.; brother, Eldon D., Byron, Calif.; and sisters, Wilma Rogers, Brentwood, Calif., and Velda DeLosier, River Pines, Calif.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky