Marian Farwell

Marian S. Farwell, 83, of Peoria, died at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 1996, at Proctor Hospital.

She was born Sept. 11, 1913, in Peoria, a daughter of Chester G. and Thora T. Gurmanson Leas. She married Robert R. Farwell on March 17, 1933, in Peoria. He died Aug. 11, 1988 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by one sister.

Surviving are two sons, Chester R. Farwell of Chillicothe and Ronald G. Farwell of Ottawa, Kan.; one daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Marilee E.) Hiett of Chillicothe; one stepson, Oniley Farwell of Astoria; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Herb (Verna) Blickenstaff of Astoria; one sister, Emma Hartter of Peoria; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 12 stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was a charter member of Northminster Presbyterian Church.

Funeral services were held Monday at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel with Rev. Dr. Roane Deckert and Rev. Bob Breed officiating. Burial was in Parkview Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to her church.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/18/1996

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