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Marian Francis Dakin Gettig
passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in Big Bear City. She was born on Aug. 11, 1924, in Warren, Ohio. Marian was a Warren, Ohio, native and resident for most of her life, raising a family of three in the Warren area. She spent her last nine years living with and near her daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Bob Willson in the Big Bear area. One of her grand-daughters, Michelle Willson Cassling, also lives in Big Bear with her husband, Steve, and son Spencer.

She is survived by two sisters, three children, nine grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and one great, great grandson.

Marian battled Alzheimer disease and for the last five and a half years and was a resident at Erwin Lake Elderly Care. Marian's family would like to sincerely thank the Erwin Lake Elderly Care family, Yvonne and Kaz Kurzeja in Big Bear City who provided such loving, tender care for Marian over the last 5 1/2 years of her life. Marian will be greatly missed and remembered by family and all whose lives she touched.

There will be no calling hours and a private family memorial will take place at a later date. 

"Big Bear Grizzly" Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:14 am

Submitted by: Peggy Hooper