Marian Ruth (Felzke) Bouchey

March 27, 1930 — February 6, 2022

Marian Ruth (Felzke) Bouchey

   Marian Ruth Bouchey, age 91, of Ithaca, MI, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2022, at Arbor Grove Assisted Living, Alma, MI.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca, MI, at 12:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, with Rev. Mary Ann Evans-Justin officiating.  Burial will take place at Ithaca Cemetery, Ithaca, MI.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

    Marian was born in Lansing, Michigan on March 27, 1930, the daughter of John and Helena (Gerke) Felzke.  She graduated from Eastern High School in Lansing.  Marian married Jack Bouchey on May 13, 1950 in Lansing, MI.  Jack passed away in 2007.

     Marian and Jack owned and operated Bouchey Monument Company in Ithaca for 20 years.  She enjoyed crafts, antiques and sewing.  Marian loved baking cookies for her grandchildren and neighbors.  Marian resided at Arbor Grove in Alma where she became friends with many staff members and residents.  Her favorite activity while there was bingo, where she won lots of chocolate and was known as the "candy lady".  She was a member of Ithaca First Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. 

   She is survived by her daughter Barb and Roger Litwiller of Ithaca, MI; grandchildren: Ryan and Michelle Litwiller of Davison, MI; and Jordan Litwiller of Ithaca, MI; great-grandchildren Matthew and Kaitlynne Litwiller of Davison, MI; niece Janice and Steve Houts of California; and grand puppy Pearl.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister and brother-in-law Doris and Arnold Schuppert and brother and sister-in-law Harlan and Alice Bouchey and Marion and Joann Green.

     Memorials may be made to Ithaca First Presbyterian Church. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, Michigan.

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