Marian M <I>French</I> Tipton

Marian M French Tipton

Ogden, Lenawee County, Michigan, USA
Death 7 Jan 2010 (aged 92)
Perrysburg, Wood County, Ohio, USA
Burial Ottawa Hills, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 49562080 · View Source
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Marian M. Tipton, 92, of Toledo and formerly of Perrysburg, OH and Bradenton, FL, entered into the presence of the Lord, Thursday, January 7, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg.

She was born in Ogden, MI, on June 14, 1917, to Robert D. and Edith L. (Bruns) and was married in Ogden, MI, on May 4, 1946 to Alva Warren "Al" Tipton, who preceded her in death in 1994.

Marian worked as a Beautician at various beauty shops throughout the Toledo area before retiring 1976.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Perrysburg. Marian loved to serve her church with her talents by singing. Early in her life, she sang with her sisters also joining the church choir in the churches she belonged to throughout the years. She most recently enjoyed singing in the Swan Creek Retirement Village choir.

She is survived by her children, Gary A. (Crystal) Tipton, Todd W. (Tawnya) Tipton, Deborah K. (Marvin) Zimmerman and sisters, Lyna Mae French and Luella Steele.

She loved and was loved by nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren who in her very last days were told goodbyes, mentioning that she wanted to see each of them in Heaven.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Merlyn French and sisters, Arlene Otto and Ruth Studer.

Friends will be received from 2-5 P.M. and 7-9 P.M. on Sunday, January 10, 2010 in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 E.S. Boundary St. Perrysburg, OH (419-874-3133). Visitation will continue from 10 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, January 11, 2010, in Grace United Methodist Church, 601 East Boundary St., Perrysburg, OH with Pastor Dennis Ditto officiating. Burial will take place at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made in the form of contributions to Grace United Methodist Church, Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to the Arthritis Foundation of Ohio.

Condolences to the family may be made by visiting

Published in Toledo Blade from January 9 to January 10, 2010

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  • Added: 11 Mar 2010
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