Marian Virginia Brown Wikoff was born September 22, 1932, and went to be with Jesus on
September 12, 2018. She was born to William & Elsie Brown at Mesa, Idaho, the youngest of
10 children and had a very happy childhood playing in the apple orchards. She attended schools
at the Mesa grade school and high school in Council, Idaho.
She married Robert Wikoff September 25,1949 in Weiser, Idaho. They had two children, Gwen
(Earl) Boise; Mark (Joan) Coeur d’Alene. Four grandsons. Chad (Brooke) Parker, Rhieland,
Layla; Craig (Rachael) Juliana; Josh (Jesse) Logan, Coeur d’ Alene; Tyler, Coeur d’ Alene.
Marian and her husband worked at Verns Grocery in Grangeville many years. She worked at
First Security Bank, retiring after many years. She was a long time member of Grangeville
Christian Church, serving as secretary for many years. She was also a member of the Old Time
Fiddlers. She served at the State secretary. She also was a backup for the fiddlers competition
in Weiser, and assisted with student recitals. When the fiddlers opened up competition for flat
pickers, she took first place trophies 3 years in a row. She thoroughly enjoyed her morning
paper and doing crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her husband Bob of 69 years, her children, her grandchildren, her sister Marie (Bill) Bridge, Grangeville, two Sisters in law, Dorothy Brown of Lewiston, and Geraldine Brown of Ontario, Oregon, numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, all siblings but one, and one great grandson, Dawson
Memorial services will be held Monday, September 17 at 3 PM at the Grangeville Christian