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  • Marian Wittemire

  • June 10, 2011

MANSFIELD — Marian R. Wittemire 88, passed away peacefully June 9, 2011, in Columbus.

Born Marian Ruth Mayers on Jan. 8, 1923, in Kinsman, to George E. and Ruth E. (Allen) Mayers, she taught music in Sandusky and Michigan, prior to becoming the elementary music supervisor of the Mansfield City Schools.

Survived by her daughter-in-law, Valarie E. Wittemire of Columbus; sister and brother-in-law, Alice (Mayers) and Robert Haines; along with many nieces, nephews and grandnieces.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Mae K. Mayers; husband LeRoy Wittemire Jr.; son, LeRoy Wittemire III; brother, Kenneth W. Mayers; sister, Carrie Ellen (Mayers) Metcalfe.

Friends may call Monday from 11 a.m. to noon in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, Mansfield. Graveside service, officiated by the Rev. Dr. David Hartzfeld, will follow at 12:15 p.m. in Mansfield Cemetery.

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