Obituary for Marlys A. Clow

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Marlys A. Clow, 86, of Onalaska, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Onalaska Care Center. She was born in Lancaster, MN on August 14, 1932 to Alex and Elvera (Borgeson) Norland. She married Earl Clow on June 27, 1953 in Lancaster and he preceded her in death.
Marlys worked at the Co-op Credit Union and Hayward Bank for several years before moving to Neilsville, WI and later to Onalaska to be near her children and grandchildren.
Marlys started playing piano at an early age and played organ at church when she was 16. She was the church choir director and gave piano and accordion lessons for over 50 years. Marlys was always busy with her crafts, knitting, quilting, sewing and always had a new project started. She continually encouraged her family to try new things.
She is survived by her two daughters, Cheri Flicek of Neillsville, Marcy (Bob) Olson of Onalaska, 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date in Lancaster, MN. Information and online condolences may be given to the family at