THREE OAKS — Marianne Lucinda Williams, 90, of Three Oaks, died peacefully Sunday, December 6, 2020.
She was born April 19, 1930 in Marshall, Michigan, the oldest child of George and Marian Quick. She married Frederick Arthur Williams July 11, 1959 in Marshall, Michigan. After fifty-eight years of marriage, he preceded her in death March 4, 2018.
Marianne was a 1948 graduate of Marshall High School and attended Mercy Central School of Nursing in Grand Rapids. She graduated in 1951 as a Registered Nurse. She worked at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall and later moved into the State Farm Regional Office as Company Nurse.
Marianne and Frederick married in July 1959 and spent the next two years in England. The couple moved to Three Oaks in 1963, where she was a homemaker, raising their two daughters. She later worked at Jordan's Nursing Home from 1979 to 1994, beginning as a Charge Nurse and later became the Director of Nurses.
Marianne was active in the local schools, filling in as School Nurse at the Grade School Camp. She also served on the Three Oaks ambulance for a number of years. Marianne was a member of the Three Oaks Community Service Club, Historical Society, a Girl Scout Leader and a volunteer at the Harbor Country Emergency Food Pantry and Thrift Shop. She was also an active member of the Episcopal Church of the Mediator in Harbert.
Marianne will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by two daughters, Kathy (Daniel) Manier of Champion, Helen Williams of Three Oaks; grandchildren, Jared, Jacob (Rimma), Joseph (Kim), James (Autumn); twenty-one great grandchildren; sister, Susan (Gene) Lewis of Battle Creek; brother, George (Bonnie) Quick of Levering; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Marianne was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Family and friends will gather for a graveside service at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2020, in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Three Oaks, where she will be laid to rest with her husband.
The family prefers contributions in Marianne's memory be made to the Episcopal Church of the Mediator, Post Office Box 223, Harbert, Michigan 49115.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.