Mankato Artist, Marian Anderson, passed away peacefully on January 26 at Birchwood Cottages in North Mankato. She was 84. She received many prominent awards such as Artist of the Year in 1991 at the Midwest’s Wildlife and Western Art Show held in Minneapolis, MN, received a commission to do the National Wildlife turkey stamp as well as paintings for Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, Boy Scouts of America and other similar organizations.
A celebration of Marian’s life and work will be held later in the year.
Memorials may be directed to the Marian Anderson Fund at the Mankato Area Foundation or the Blue Earth County Historical Society.