Marlayne Johnson Domyahn

Marlayne Johnson Domyahn passed away at her home in Edina, MN on July 6, 2017.
She was born in Isanti County, MN on December 18, 1936 to Clarence R. and Dorothy (Calander) Johnson. She graduated from North Branch High School in 1954 and from Lutheran Bible Institute, Seattle, WA in 1959. She was united in marriage to Roger Domyahn on April 26, 1998. They made their home in Fargo, ND until moving to Edina in 2009.
Marlayne’s career was as a lay staff worker and Associate In Ministry in the ELCA. She served parishes in Portland, OR, Staten Island, NY, Minneapolis, MN, and Hallock, MN. Also served as secretary to the Director of Holden Village, Rev. Carroll Hinderlie, and to Bishop Roland Payne of the Lutheran Church in Liberia, West Africa where she spent 7 ½ years. Marlayne also served as Staff Director at Mt. Carmel Ministries, Alexandria, MN for 2+ years.
She is survived by husband, Roger Domyahn; two stepsons, Nathan (Heidi) Domyahn and Mark (Lisa) Domyahn; four granddaughters, Abbey, Paige, Evonne and Anna. Also survived by sisters Clarice Johnson and Jackie (Paul) Lund; brothers Delmore (Mary) Johnson and Gust (Janelle Holmvig) Johnson; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews as well as many other relatives and friends.
Services were held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Bloomingon, MN with burial at Spring Lake Lutheran Church Cemetery, North Branch.

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