Marno Batterson, 66, died on July 18, 2013 of breast cancer. Her life was a wonderful journey full of friends, family and adventure. Her only regret about dying was leaving her loved ones. Marno was born on March 7, 1947, to Bob and Margaret (McGinnis) Cleveland. She grew up in St. Louis and moved to Iowa at age 18 to attend Drake University, from which she graduated in 1969.