Coffeyville - \n\nMargie Lou (Fortner) Marang, of Windsor place in Coffeyville, KS passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014. She was 87 years old. \n\nMargie was born on January 27, 1927, to Richard Virgil and Emma Jane (Loggan) Fortner in Arkansas City, KS. The family later moved to Coffeyville where her parents ran a pie business out of their home supplying most of the local restaurants with homemade pies. She grew up in Coffeyville graduating from Field Kindley High School in 1946. Two weeks after graduation, Margie married the love of her life and boy next door, Frank A. Marang, Jr. They were happily married until Frank's death in November 2011. \n\nTheir union produced three children, Kim, Karla, and Kent. Margie was homemaker and was very active in PTA, Girl Scouts, 4-H, the March of Dimes, and the Summer Theater in Coffeyville. Her hobbies included sewing, cooking, gardening, and writing, as a member of the Night Writers Authors Club for many years. In 2009 she realized a life-long dream when her book of original poems was published. Margie also worked for Meals-on-Wheels, and as a tour guide at the Brown Mansion. \n\nShe was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Betty Jane (Fortner) Provorse, one brother, Richard Virgil Fortner, Jr., and her husband of 65 years, Frank. \n\nShe is survived by her three children, Kim Jones and husband Sherman of South Coffeyville, OK, Karla Thomsen of Coffeyville, and Kent Marang and wife Linda of Coffeyville, nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was loved by all. \n\nServices will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2014, at Grace Fellowship in Coffeyville. Burial will in Restlawn Memorial Park. \n\nFriends may call on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. \n\nThe family suggests memorials to the Coffeyville Area Community Foundation for Brown Mansion, or the Midland Theater Foundation; contributions may be left with the funeral home or mailed c/o David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 North Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.