MaryEllen Marker passed away Wednesday May 18, 2011 at Brian’s House surrounded by her family age 79 years. Daughter of the late Nick Sr. & Josephine (Osantowski) Fischer she was born November 10, 1931 in Gilford Twp. She married Victor R. Marker June 3, 1950 in St. Elizabeth Church. He predeceased her December 13, 2006. MaryEllen worked as a Nurse’s Aide at the Osteopathic Hospital in Bay City. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and enjoyed listening to music.
Surviving are six children; Mary Lou (Jerry) Palmer, Richard (Emily) Marker, Linda Anderson (Jaime), Judy Krause (Larry), Dale (Audrey) Marker, Vici Marker, nine grandchildren; Larry Palmer, Kerry (Duane) Dexter, Jason (Dawn) Marker, Lisa (Gill) Parsons, Leonard Anderson (Joella), Dale Anderson, Tim (Libby) Marker,
Amanda Marker, Ethan Krause and nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister; Janet (Delbert) Heinlein, one brother in-law; Dale Yott and three sisters in-law; Kathleen Marker, Lynn Fischer and Avis Browning. She was predeceased by a son in-law; Leonard Anderson, a great-grandson; Jameson, one brother; Nick Fischer Jr. and two sisters; Isabelle Fischer and Johanna Yott.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday May 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Vincent de Paul Church. Fr. Robert Meissner will officiate with entombment in Calvary Mausoleum. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 4 – 9 p.m. and on Saturday at the church after 9:00 a.m. There will be a parish vigil service for MaryEllen on Friday at 6:30 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Brian’s House or donor’s favorite charity.