Flying high at 90

Courtesy photo

Marion Mongue celebrated her 90th birthday in style with family and friends (70 in total) at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in October. Marion was born Sept. 17, 1923, and she and her family lived in Escanaba for 11 years where she was a realtor at Ski and Shore Realty and a substitute teacher in the Escanaba and Bark River school districts. Two of her three sons attended Bay de Noc Community College and two of her four daughters were Escanaba High School graduates, where her husband was superintendent of schools. Marion now resides in Lake Zurich, Ill.