Marian Virginia McIntosh

Born: Tue., Jan. 2, 1917
Died: Tue., Mar. 15, 2011

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Marian V. McIntosh Obituary Marian Virginia McIntosh, 94, of Pendleton, died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at St. Anthony Hospital. No public services are planned. Sign the online guestbook at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Marian was born January 2, 1917, in Aurora, IL, to Steve and Jessie Pfrangle Bennett. She graduated from East Aurora High School in 1936, attended Millikin University, and graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1942. She married Perry E. McIntosh in Aurora, on May 28, 1943. Marian taught home economics during World War II. Post war, the couple lived in Aurora, Yorkville, Effingham, and, finally, Dundee, IL, where she raised her three children. She earned an elementary teaching certificate and returned to teaching as a kindergarten teacher, for 17 years, with Community Unit School District #300, retiring in 1977. Throughout her life, she was involved in church and community activities, including scouts, sports, PTA, and AFS Foreign Exchange, among many others. After retirement, she and her husband traveled the US extensively, eventually settling in Apache Junction, AZ. In 2000, she moved to Pendleton, OR, to be near family. She is remembered by all who knew her as a loving and devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, teacher, and friend. She is survived by her children Craig Debbie McIntosh of Pendleton, OR; Bonnie Fred Wozniak of Fayetteville, GA; daughter-in-law Betty Richard Schumacher of Meridian, ID; and AFS foreign exchange daughter Orlane Cavalcanti of Fortaleza, Brazil; her brother William Bennett, of Aurora, IL; nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son Perry "Tosh" McIntosh II; her brothers Steve "Bob" Bennett Jr. and Albert Bennett, and her sister Jean Bennett Schell. In honor of her lifelong commitment to public education, the family requests that any memorial contributions be made to support extracurricular activities in the donor's local school district.

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Lindsay McIntosh-Tolle
   Posted Fri March 25, 2011
Love you G-ma. Thanks for being the amazing person you were.

Lachlan S. McIntosh
   Posted Tue March 29, 2011
I have very fond memories of G-ma, and will miss her very much.I also know that she was welcomed into heaven by many friends and family that love her very much too. They received another angel into heaven the day she passed away, they are now blessed to have such a caring and loving person with them. We love you Grandma.

Micheal L Minthorn
   Posted Wed March 30, 2011
Sincerest condolences to the McIntosh family. One afternoon a few years ago, Craig presented his parents to a CCT audience. They had at the time been married over 60 years! A streak of educators seem to run in this family, too...happy teachers at that! :-

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