Marian A. Pierce, age 91, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away at 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at The Laurels of DeKalb in Butler, Indiana, where she was a resident. Mrs. Pierce was valedictorian of her graduating class of Kunkle High School. She was a devoted homemaker and farm wife who enjoyed cooking, gardening in her vegetable and flower gardens and spending time with her family and was an avid reader.
Marian A. Pierce was born on December 24, 1928, near Hicksville, the daughter of Earl W. and Alice Leruth (Robinson) Hulbert. She married Walter Charles Pierce on October 23, 1947, in Kunkle, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on December 13, 1997.
Survivors include five sons, Gary Pierce, John (Yvonne) Pierce, Russell (Cindy) Pierce and Robert Pierce, all of Hicksville, and Ronald (Pam) Pierce, of Ney, Ohio; three daughters, Marilyn (Marvin) Smith, of Bryan, Ohio, Sandra Choate, of Hicksville, and Sherri Pierce-McClain, of Edgerton, Ohio; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Harold Hulbert, of Evansport, Ohio, Ed (Linda) Hulbert, of Bryan, Robert (Judy) Hulbert, of West Unity, Ohio, Roger Hulbert, of Bryan, Carol Erickson, of Montpelier, Ohio, Ila Hoops, of Bryan, Virginia Wharry, of Oakwood, Ohio, Elsie Long, of Bryan, and Thelma (Carl) Kiel, of Montplier. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, June O’Connor and Dorothy Bernath; one brother, Eugene Hulbert; one great-grandddaughter, Alaina Rice; and one son-in-law, Marshall McLain.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 3:00-7:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 114 East Hull Street, Edgerton. Services will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton, with Reverend Daniel Borgelt officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton.
Memorials are requested to a charity of the donor’s choice.