Marnie Renell Soggie, 38, Bismarck, passed away on June 6, 2013, at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, after a long battle with breast cancer and polymyositis.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, June 11, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place.
She was born on July 30, 1974, in Devils Lake, ND, and was raised in Dickinson, ND. She graduated from Dickinson High School in 1992.
Marnie attended the University of North Dakota and received a B.A. in Political Science in 1996. While she was an undergraduate, Marnie worked for the North Dakota Legislature Assembly and the United States Senate and was a candidate for the North Dakota House of Representatives.
Marnie attended the University of North Dakota School of Law and the University of Norway Law Faculty and received her Juris Doctor in 2000.
She moved to Bismarck after graduation. Marnie was appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney General and worked as an attorney for the North Dakota Department of Human Services, Child Support Enforcement division for fourteen years.
Marnie loved adventurous travel. She climbed a Mayan pyramid, rapelled off a cliff over Norwegian white rapids, drank champagne in Paris, and splashed in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
But, her greatest adventure and joy in life was being Auntie to her three nieces, Mina, Jena, and Hana, who were the loves of her life. She cherished their happy and lively spirits plus the hugs and kisses that they shared with their auntie.
Marnie is survived by her mother, Gail Ellingson, Dickinson; her brother, Patrick (Sung Hee) Soggie, Dickinson; her nieces, Mina, Jena, and Hana Soggie, Dickinson; her maternal grandmother, Dallas Ellingson, Bismarck; plus aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Leslie Ellingson.
June 10, 2013