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Marian Esther (Cremer) Buckner

Apr 20, 2015

Marian Esther (Cremer) Buckner, 87, of Shepherdstown, passed away April 13, 2015 after a brief illness.

Marian was born in Minonk, Illinois on Jan. 29, 1928 to Herman F. and Esther L. (Gerner) Cremer.

Marian received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University Illinois and a Master’s Degree in Health Education from the University of Maryland.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Henry Buckner and her brother Donald H. Cremer.

She is survived by her daughters, Suzanne K..Andrews (R. Michael) and Julie L. Morrison (Alan); her brother, Richard T. Cremer (Claudette); her grandsons, R. Stephen Andrews (Elise), Donald H. Andrews and Corben Z. Morrison; her sister-in-law, Corrine Buckner Neer and Joyce Buckner Mills (Wilbur) and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Marian had many passions in life including her family and friends; her painting, gardening, farmland preservation and responsible food growth and production.

Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Randall Tremba officiating.

Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

The family asks in lieu of flowers to send donations to; Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 268, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 or Food and Water Watch, 1616 P Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036

Arrangements by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.

Please sign the online guestbook and view her obituary at www.mtstrider.com