A memorial visitation and service celebrating the life of Grace L. Marcum, 72, of Thornville, was held September 13, 2017, with her pastor, Rev. Orrey McFarland as celebrant.
Grace died September 8, 2017, in Columbus, following an extended illness. She was born March 13, 1945, in Aberdeen, Maryland, the daughter of the late Roy H. and Anna (Finkernagle) Dean. She was a graduate of Aberdeen High School and worked for many years as a librarian in the Westfall school district in Pickaway County.
Grace adored her grandchildren and loved spending time with them. She also enjoyed water aerobics and was an active member of the Heron Bay Homeowners Association, and Grace Lutheran Church, Thornville.
She is survived by her loving family: husband, Carl; son, Garett (Lauren) of Columbus, along with their two daughters, Ruby and Phoebe; a brother, Roy (Jan) Dean; and a step-brother, Steve (Betty) Bilka, all of Aberdeen. Maryland.
The family prefers that memorial contributions be directed to the Manna Monday ministry at Grace Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 284, Thornville, Ohio 43076.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for Grace and her family.