Marlyn Leroy Graham was born Sept. 29, 1930, in Breckenridge, Minn., to Merle Joseph Graham and Helga Olava Holm.
Marlyn lived his childhood in Fort Ransom, as well as Dickinson. Marlyn entered the U.S. Navy on March 21, 1950, to serve his country. Marlyn served during the Korean War as a radio operator on the USS Toledo. Marlyn was married to June Ann Stoltz in June 1956 and produced five children, Tammy, Merle, Teri, Toni and Tracy.
Marlyn is survived by two sisters, Margie and Dorine; one brother, Jon; and all five of his children. Marlyn is also survived by 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Sept. 29, 2018, at Standing Rock Cemetery in Fort Ransom.