Friend Maryanne M. Friend, age 82, died April 1, 2014 at Emerald Crossings in Dublin, Ohio. Maryanne was preceded in death by her parents Dr. John HF and Louise Kuder, her spouse John L. Friend and her brother Paul F. Kuder. Maryanne is survived by her children, David (Peggy) Friend, Eric (Susan) Friend, and Kristen (David) Suttle; grandchildren, Ian, Elisabeth and Jakob Friend, John and Margaret Suttle; brother, John F. Kuder (Iris) and James E. Kuder; several nieces and nephews. Born January 19, 1932 in Hanover, Canada, Maryanne moved with her family to Papua, New Guinea where her father was a Lutheran missionary. At the age of 9 Maryanne returned to the states to attend school and lived with her Aunt in Niagara Falls, NY. She graduated from LaSalle HS in 1950 and from Capital University in 1954 receiving a BS in Nursing. Maryanne worked for OSU Hospitals for 25+ years and was married to John for 53 years. She was an active member of North Community Lutheran Church. Maryanne's ashes will be spread in Drummond Island, Michigan where the family will be vacationing for the 26th consecutive year this summer. Friends may call Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. at the WEIR-AREND FUNERAL HOME, 4221 N. High St. Service will be held Monday 10:30 a.m. at North Community Lutheran Church, 114 Morse Rd., Columbus, Ohio where friends may call 1 hour prior to service. Pastor Chris Adams officiating. Interment Milford Cemetery, Milford, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute to North Community Lutheran Church. Please visit www.weirarendfuneral.com to sign the official online condolence book.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Apr. 4 to Apr. 5, 2014