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Marian A. Meyer Hedrick

September 21, 2012

    Marian A. (Ringger) Meyer Hedrick, 75, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012.
    Raised in Grover Hill, Ohio, Marian attended Grover Hill High School where she graduated as salutatorian; she then graduated with honors from Defiance College in 1958.
    She taught at Bryan High School, and for the last 37 years she was a professional life insurance agent with New York Life in Fort Wayne. She attended Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church. Her interests included gardening, nature, animals, bridge, piano and ballroom dancing. She was also an avid reader.
    Among survivors are her son, Eric Meyer of Indianapolis; daughter Wendy (Mark) Gricius of Fishers; grandchildren, Evan and Emma; sisters, Betty Hofacker of Cecil, Ohio; Loretta (Walt) Schulz of Ney, Ohio; Frances Taylor of Hicksville, Ohio; and Waneta (Dwight) Pinkerton of Fort Wayne; brother, Chuck Ringger of Harlan;  and her two cats, Larry Jr. and Sarah.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Nathan Ringger; mother, Alma Ringger; brothers, Lester Ringger and Lawrence Ringger; sister, Louise Beatty; and special niece, Cheri Pinkerton, in 1996.
    Visitation will be from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, September 24, at D. O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd.
    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25, at Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church, 10145 Maysville Road, with calling one hour prior to service. Pastor Steven K. Conner officiating. 
    Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery.
    Preferred memorials are to Acres Land Trust.
    Online condolences may be made at

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