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Marian G. Elfring

Marian G. Elfring, age 94, of Ai, Ohio, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at The Toledo Hospital, following a recent fall. She was born April 19, 1923 in Toledo, Ohio to Alvin and Ina (Fetterman) Gilbert. She graduated from Libbey High School and proudly enlisted in the U.S. Navy Waves serving during WWII from 1944-1946. Marian married Henry "Tony" Elfring on November 10, 1954.

Marian tended bar and was a waitress at several restaurant establishments in Toledo and retired as a restaurant manager at Valleywood Golf Club in Swanton. She was a member of Swanton American Legion Post #479 and Lake Erie Waves Unit #128.

Marian was a world class knitter, crocheter and quilter. She loved working crossword and jigsaw puzzles.

Marian will be greatly missed by her loving and devoted children, Dale (Mary) Elfring, Matthew (Kelly) Elfring, Amy (Tom) Davis, Julie (Samuel) Thurman, Nathan Elfring; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; her sister, EmmaLou Comte; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Marian was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Tony and her parents.

Family and friends may visit Friday, July 21st from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 22nd at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home, with Rev. Donna Stutzman officiating. Interment, with Military Rites, will follow at Ai Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Women's Memorial, 200 N. Glebe Rd., Ste. 400, Arlington, VA 22203.

Residence: Ai, Ohio

Visitation: Friday, July 21st from 4 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Funeral Services: Saturday, July 22nd at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home

Interment: Ai Cemetery

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Julie, so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Thoughts and prayers.

Chris Hall Jul 25 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Elfring family, Let God's promise soften your grief. Deepest sympathy, The Lavers

John W. and Carla Laver Jul 19 2017 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the Family of Marion... May it bring you comfort to know that nothing can diminish the way your Loved one touched our life. We have lost a Wonderful Friend but she will remain in our hearts forever. May she rest in peace. She will be missed.

Bill & Judy Robinson Rose Bates and Friends Jul 19 2017 12:00 AM

Dearest Julie I am so sorry for your loss.

Lucille Smith Jul 18 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to the entire Elfring family. I will miss my dear neighbor. We have shared many memories over the past 40 years.

Annette Sack Jul 18 2017 12:00 AM