Marian F. Hunter, 89, of rural Akron, passed away at 2:55 pm, Thursday, June 6, 2019, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 19, 1929, in Alderson, Okla. to Joe and Elsie (Oglesby) Musial. She married Howard Hunter on Sept. 11, 1949, in Akron. He preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2016.
Mrs. Hunter was a homemaker and was known as a cake maker. She drove a school bus for Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation for more than 30 years.
She was a 1947 graduate of Akron High School and attended the Akron Church of God for more than 62 years. She was active in the church, teaching Sunday School for more than 60 years. She was a member of the D.A.R. and was a documented descendant of Abraham Clark, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. She always enjoyed quilting, sewing, and visiting with friends and family.
She is survived by daughters: Shirley (Ron) Smith, Fishers; and Debra (Tim) Mills, Perrysville, Ohio; son: Larry (Lana) Hunter, Akron; seven grandchildren: Dustin, Jill, Bret, Andy, Kari, Ryan, and Ashley; nine great-grandchildren: Kayla, Maddie, Jace, Rily, Breanna, Macey, Sadie,
Hunter, and Skylar; and sister-in-law: Lucy Smith of Pierceton.
She was preceded in death by mother and father and her husband.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 10, at the Akron Church of God, 301 S. West St, Akron with Pastors Kathy Nelson and Mandy Nellans. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 West Rochester Street, Akron. Burial will be in the Akron Cemetery.
Donations can be made in her memory to the Akron Church of God.