Marian Ruth Altenhof

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    - Jerry Allardice
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Marian Ruth Altenhof Marian was born to George Edwin Altenhof and Bertha Jane Hauch on December 26, 1927 in Pittsburgh, PA. Marian was the sixth of nine children and graduated from Allegheny High School in 1947. On December 31, 1949, Marian married "her boyfriend" Martin Joseph Stickley in Portsmouth, Virginia. Living in Pittsburgh for the next 12 years, they began to raise their young family. After several vacations to Tucson, Marian and Joe decided to make the move and start another adventure in August 1961. On Friday, April 9, 2010 Marian peacefully and gracefully passed into her next life with family at her side. Marian had spent the past eight years in the loving care of Devon Gables Health Care Center staff where she met her new best friend and roommate Helen Jones. Marian was preceded by her husband Joe in 1996. She is survived by son, Martin (Linda) Stickley; daughter, Linda (Jerry) Allardice; grandchildren, Matthew, Eric (Noelle), Christopher, Andrew (Michelle) and David (Wendi); great- grandchildren, Conner, Devin, Kobe, Jenna and Jered. She is also survived by her brother, William (Donna) Altenhof. We loved our mom and sister. She will be dearly missed. A Memorial Service will be held at EVERGREEN MORTUARY CHAPEL, 3015 N. Oracle Road on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America at

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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Apr. 13, 2010