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Marian Rosaline (Spitzley) (Harr) Halfman

December 8, 1932 ~ November 2, 2017 (age 84)

The Piano Brothers

     Marian Rosaline Halfman, age 84 of Fowler, MI passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017.  She was born in Westphalia, MI on December 8, 1932 the daughter of Robert and Irene (Cook) Spitzley.

     A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fowler, MI, on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 10:30 A.M., with Rev. Fr. Dennis Howard officiating.  Burial will take place at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, Fowler, MI.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI.  Rosary will be prayed at 3:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.

     Marian was a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers in Fowler.  She retired from Federal Mogul after 20 years of service.  In retirement she worked for Osgood Funeral Homes at the Goerge Chapel in Fowler.  Marian loved traveling, sight-seeing, playing cards, walking around town and most of all spending time with family. 

     Marian was blessed with two wonderful husbands.  She married Donald P. Harr on September 4, 1954 and after his death married Allan Halfman on September 23, 1977. 

     Preceding her in death were her parents, both of her husbands, granddaughter Sarah Fox Klein, brothers; Donald and Phillip Spitzley, sisters-in-law; Ruth and Elizabeth “Liz” Spitzley, Sister Romilda Harr, Arlene Harr, Genevieve Thelen, Joanne Pohl, brothers-in-law; John Fedewa, Roy Harr, Jerome Thelen, Paul Thelen, Leon Halfman, Gerald Pohl, Louis Feldpausch, mothers and fathers-in-law; Jacob and Elizabeth Harr and Anthony and Gertrude Halfman.

     Surviving are her daughters; Julie (Stan) Weber and Donna (Tom) Fox, grandchildren; Stephanie (Jeff) Pohl, Courtney (John) Thelen, Chase (fiancé Amber Klein) Weber, Kyle Fox, grandson-in-law Lance Klein, and six beautiful great grandchildren; Claire, Reece, Ashley, Grant, Bennett and Avery, sister Helen Fedewa, brothers; Robert, Louie (Ruth) and Paul (Elaine) Spitzley, sisters-in-law; Sandy Spitzley, Mary Jane and Marie Thelen, brother-in-law Joe (Marge) Halfman.  Also surviving are many wonderful and caring nieces, nephews, and friends.

     Memorials may be made to Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fowler, MI or Hazel Findlay Country Manor.  Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church
545 N. Maple Street, Fowler MI

Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor
St. Johns MI 48879



 Service Information

Visitation - with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M.
Sunday
November 5, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler
11112 W. Ionia Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Rosary
Sunday
November 5, 2017

3:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler
11112 W. Ionia Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Rosary
Sunday
November 5, 2017

7:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler
11112 W. Ionia Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
November 6, 2017

10:30 AM
Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church
545 N. Maple Street
Fowler, MI 48835


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