Marion was born and raised in Minnesota. She has two children, James (22) is married to Elise and they have a one year old daughter, Lydia. James is proudly serving in the military. Olivia (19) is working and living in Minneapolis. Both of her children graduated from Buffalo High School.
Marion has worked for several non-profit organizations including Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge where she was a Director. She has worked at a CPA firm doing business accounting and tax preparation, and for five years she owned her own small business in the construction trades.
Marion has a BS in Applied Psychology with a minor in Chemical Dependency from Bemidji State University and a Masters Degree in Family and Marital Counseling from Regent University.