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Monday, April 23, 2012

P. Irene Marker (April 22, 2012)

P. Irene Marker, age 91 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Sunday April 22, 2012 at 12:00 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio. She was born June 17, 1920 in Darke County, Ohio the daughter of the late Ezra & Mary (Blinn) Bowman. She was a homemaker & mother; she also was a bookkeeper for her husbands business.

She was a member of the Eastern Star; she was an avid fisherman & mushroom hunter; she loved her grandkids & great grandkids; she loved mowing grass and traveling and seeing new places.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband: J.B. Marker in 1978; son: John H. “Jack” Marker; brothers: Bob & Richard Bowman; Sister: Florence Corbly.

She is survived by her son: Bob Marker of Freemont, Ohio; daughter: Janice Cox of Greenville, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; & numerous nieces & nephews.

Services will be held on Wednesday April 25, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Richard Shockney officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com