Marjorie Bennetts LeDane

Marjorie Bennetts LeDane


Marjorie Bennetts LeDane, a long-time resident of Washington, D.C., and Reston, died Feb. 26 in Mount Vernon Hospital following a long illness. She was 98.

She moved from Washington to Reston’s Heron House at Lake Anne in 1980 where she resided until 1998 when she relocated to Tall Oaks at Reston and then to Sunrise of Alexandria in 2000 where she was living at the time of her death.

LeDane was born Sept. 22, 1906, in Tamarack, Mich. She spent the World War II era in Detroit and New York before moving to Washington, D.C., in 1955.

She worked in defense industries and in the accounting department of the law firm Dow Lohnes & Albertson.

Survivors include her daughter, Barbara LeDane Hickman and her husband, William, of Reston; two grandsons, Todd William Hickman and his wife, Candace, of Ocean View, Del.; Brent Russell Hickman and his wife, Anne Bauers, of Minneapolis, Minn., and one great-grandson, Ethan Todd Hickman of Ocean View.

Services are private.