Tributes paid following death of popular Yorkshire fashion boutique owner

Tributes have been paid following the death of a Doncaster fashion store owner who came from Germany to create a popular and well-known store in the town.

Marianne Murray died on Christmas Eve aged 85 – and her funeral is due to take place next week.

An obituary said Mrs Murray was born in 1936 in Hanau – but arrived in Doncaster in 1958 and resided in the town for 64 years.

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The obituary said Mrs Murray “peacefully passed away in her sleep at home.”

Marianne Murray ran a fashion boutique in Doncaster in the 1970s.

It added: “Marianne was a much loved mum, grandma and great grandma, renowned for her charisma and style.

"Marianne was a retired business woman and the former owner of the well know ladies fashion shop Marianne's Boutique in the 1970s.

“Marianne leaves behind her beloved children, Mary-Ann Frances, Margaretta, Michael and Catherine, along with eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

The funeral will take place on Monday at Rose Hill Crematorium at 1pm.