Marion beauty salon owner Sue Brammer retiring after 52 years

A Marion County beauty salon that has been in business for the past 45 years is closing its doors on July 1.

Today’s Trend Salon, located at 708 E. Center St. in Marion, has been owned and operated by Sue Brammer since she first began serving area residents back in 1977. Altogether, she has been working as a hairdresser for 52 years.

“I worked at two other places before I opened got a shop of my own,” said Sue, who is retiring from the business effective July 1. “Then we opened the shop up in ’77. My little shop (on the corner of E. Center and Baker streets) had three little chairs and just a couple of parking spots up front and that’s it. There was a maternity shop there when we moved in. (Husband Perry Brammer) had to re-do the whole inside. did it all.”