Spencer, Marian E., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at her home surrounded by her family. She was 97 years old. Marian E. Brown was born on August 21, 1913 to the late Frederick A. and Helen L. (Schultheiss) Brown. She married Felix “Pete” E. Spencer on September 1, 1937, he preceded her in death on April 15, 1991. Marian was a member of Warren Ave. Presbyterian Church. She was proud to have served with the Red Cross Motor Corps during WWII. Marian was secretary and treasurer of Spencer Speedway Inc. and worked at the Detroit News for 15 years. Marian is survived by her daughter, Susan L. (Jose D. Jr.) Barajas of Saginaw; a granddaughter and caregivers, Andrea L. Trevino (Robert Norman) of Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Leona Mitchell; a brother, Stanley Brown. The Family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of VNA Hospice, especially Alice and Tanita for their loving care and friendship. A memorial service for Marian will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at the Deisler Funeral Home. Rev. Doug Leffler will officiate. There will be a private burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State) on Wednesday from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to VNA - Hospice Partners in Caring. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.DeislerFuneralHome.com