Marian (Mikki) Henrietta Brauer passed away April 8, 2009 at Rapid City, S.D. Regional Hospital. Marian was born July 30, 1923 in Hawley to Martin and Minnie Reitan. She was placed in an orphanage at 1 month and at the age of 2 1/2 she was adopted by Peder and Hilda Sandness of Moorhead where she grew up. She graduated from Moorhead High School and at the age of 20 she enlisted in the U.S. Navy. She was stationed in New York and Florida.
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