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“Our deepest sympathies. Ray & Betsy Kotcher ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Ray & Betsy Kotcher

“Dear Lee, May your shared memories bring comfort to you and your family. With deepest sympathy. Gladys Johnson (IMA Docent) ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Gladys Johnson - Indianapolis, IN

“Dear Uncle Lee, Debbie, Paul and Marta: We were so sad to hear of Marion's passing. We haven't been in close enough contact over the years, but...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: David & Michael Rand - CA

“Dear Uncle Lee, cousins Debbie, Paul, Marta and families, Please know that our thoughts and spiritual support are with you during this trying...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Mark & Patti Freedland - MA

“Lee, Debbie, Paul, Marta and the rest of your families, We are thinking of you .... Please know you are in our thoughts and in our hearts at this...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Jeannie and Dick - Concord, MA

“Dear Lee - Gil and I were so saddened to get the news of Marian's passing. She was such a special person, so gracious and giving. I remember many,...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Carol Atnip - New Albany, IN

“Dear Lee and Family, It was with a heavy heart that I read of your loss of Marian. I was, in fact, thinking of both of you yesterday as I met with...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Lynn Chreist - Carmel, IN

Grandma opening her Christmas presents in Winter of 2011. “You'll forever be in our hearts Grandma. We love you so much and we know that you are now at peace. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Julia Perelman - Washington, DC

“Dear Rand Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and humbled...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN

Marian Newton Rand, 81, Evanston, IL, and formerly of Indianapolis, passed away November 28, 2012 in Skokie, IL. She was born June 2, 1931 in Elberta, AL, the daughter of Grant C. Newton, Sr. and Olevia (Webb) Newton, both of whom were Cumberland Presbyterian ministers. Because her father had pastored in various churches over the years, Marian attended schools in Gadsden, AL, Amorita, Waynoka, and Muskogee, OK, and graduated in 1949 from Arsenal Tech in Indianapolis. She earned her BA degree from Spaulding University, Louisville, KY. Marian served as a claims representative in the Social Security Administration (Lafayette, IN) and as a real estate agent in Youngstown, OH. She was associated with Indiana University Southeast (New Albany, IN) until she and her husband moved to Carmel, IN in 1996, when she became a docent at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Marian was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Grant and Maurice Newton. She is survived by her husband, Leon; her children, Debra, Paul, and Marta; and her grandchildren, Julia, Jessica, Jacqueline, Elena, Trevor, Mason, Benjamin, and Eleanor. Private family services will be held at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis. A celebration of Marian's life will be held on Saturday, December 22 at 2 PM at All Souls Unitarian Church, 5805 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN. Contributions may be made to the Docent Joy and Memorial Fund at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208 or to a favorite charity.

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