Marie K. (Kronvall) Sloan, 87, Ellsworth, formerly of Dorrance, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at the Ellsworth Good Samaritan Center.

She was born Oct. 2, 1929, in Sterling to Roy and Ina (Frederick) Kronvall. She was a graduate of Winona High School and attended a year at Fort Hays State University.

She married Duane Sloan on May 1, 1949, in Winona. He preceded her in death Oct. 19, 1985.

She was a part time cosmologist.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Sloan, Lawrence; two brothers, Leroy Kronvall, Idaho and Norman Kronvall , Colorado; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jolene Scheele.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; a private burial will take place following the service.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Bunker Hill United Methodist Church in care of the mortuary.