Marlyn Estenson Dies

Minnesota horseman died November 23.

Q-Racing Journal

Marlyn Estenson

Minnesota horseman Marlyn O. Estenson, 72, of Shakopee, Minnesota, died peacefully on November 23.

Marlyn was a professional horse trainer, silversmith and jewelry designer. From 1971 through 1990, he trained 256 winners from 1,948 starters and the earners of more than $467,000.

He was preceded in death by parents Oliver and Jane Estenson, and sister, Donna Sutherland.

Marlyn is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Mary Jean; daughter, Marla Jean Estenson; brother, Wayne (Robin) Estenson; sister, Nancy (Steve) Evenson; nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.

The funeral service is Monday, November 30, at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Werness Brothers (W. Old Shakopee Rd.)

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