Marion May

Marion May, age 67, of Axtell, passed away Monday, August 17, 2015, at Mosaic in Axtell.
 Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. at Higby-McQuiston Chapel in Aurora.  Chaplin John Gosswein will officiate.  Interment will be in the Aurora Cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lillian May Scholarship Fund in care of Mosaic, P.O. Box 67, Axtell, NE 68924.  Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
 Marion LeRoy May, the son of Maynard L. and Lillian F. (Andersen) May, was born at Valentine, on August 14, 1948 and passed away at Axtell, on August 17, 2015, at the age of 67.
 Marion lived with his parents at Valentine, Chapman, Grand Island, Denver, Pueblo and rural Phillips, until 1993 when he became a resident of Mosaic in Axtell.
 Marion was born developmentally disabled and received appropriate training at Denver, Colorado, Pueblo, Colorado, Cozad and Grand Island.  He worked at the Mid-Nebraska sheltered workshop in Grand Island.
 Marion was a member of the ARC and in the 1980’s participated in Special Olympics.  He enjoyed music.
 He was preceded in death by his parents.
 Those who remain to cherish his memory are two sisters, Cheri Leigh and her husband Garth of Kansas City, Missouri and Merrilee May of American Samoa and nephew, Aaron Gay of Salinas, Kansas and his daughter, Malia.
 

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