The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 14, 2014

Marian Anson

Star Beacon

CONNEAUT — Marian Hall Anson, age 101, a resident of The Villa at the Lake in Conneaut, Ohio, joined her family in heaven Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. 

Born in Conneaut on Jan. 2, 1913, she was the daughter of Martha and J.P. Cook, and was the youngest of four children. Raised in Conneaut, she graduated from Conneaut High School in 1930 and received her Registered Nurse degree from Case Western Reserve’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing in 1934, serving as President of her class.

She married Edgar Hall, now deceased, and is survived by their children, Mary Lynn Anthony and James Hall.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, George Cook; and sisters, Annabelle Pratt and Dorothy Cox; as well as a dear great-grandson, Anthony Wunderle.

Marian and Edgar raised their family in Conneaut. Her nursing career included 20 years as the Industrial Nurse for the General Electric base plant.

She was active in The First Baptist Church of Conneaut, D.A.R, Gray Ladies of Brown Memorial Hospital, Child Conservation League, and the Lake Erie Boat Club.

In later years, she moved to DeLand, Fla., and married Albert Anson, now deceased. They became active members of the First Baptist Church of DeLand.  Marian especially loved her Sunday School Cameo Class, and the activities of the friendly church.

Her greatest joys in her long and rich life were her family, her church, and her travels. Her wit, sense of adventure, and unconditional love will be greatly missed by all who were delighted to be in her company.

Survivors include children, Mary Lynn and Jim Anthony and Jim and Diane Hall; and niece, Cynthia Ross. Grandchildren include Dr. James and Lynne Anthony, Gregory and Cathy Anthony, Lori and Gregory Wunderle, Stephen and Draga Anthony, Steven and Kim Hall and Carrie Hall. Surviving great- grandchildren are Michele Young and Brian Anthony, Justin and Jeffrey Anthony, Mary Lynn, Joseph and James Wunderle, Christopher Anthony,  Kira, Danielle, and Austin Hall. She will be missed by great-great-grandchildren, Blake and Parker Young.

She was a woman of great faith and was especially fond of the quote by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, “Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing frighten you.  Everything passes away except God. God alone is sufficient.”

Arrangements will be conducted by MARCY FUNERAL HOME. A Memorial Service will be planned at the convenience of the family at the First Baptist Church of Conneaut, Ohio.

Donations in Marian’s memory may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.

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