Marlene E. Moland was carried to heaven in the arms of Jesus on July 11, 2004, after a short battle with cancer, at her home in Huson, MT, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Philip, SD, on November 10, 1928, to Harry and Melissa Fay (Waldron) Curtis. She grew up northeast of Milesville, SD, and completed high school in Eagle Butte, SD.
On June 7, 1947, she married Leif Moland at Pierre. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in June, 1997. The couple lived in Kansas while Leif served in the army.