Marian F. Hunter, 89, rural Akron, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019, at her residence.

She was born on Oct. 19, 1929, in Alderson, Okla., to Joe and Elsie (Oglesby) Musial.

She married Howard Hunter on Sept. 11, 1949, in Akron. He preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2016.

Marian was a homemaker and was known as a cake maker. She drove a school bus for Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. for more than 30 years.

She was a 1947 graduate of Akron High School. She attended the Akron Church of God for more than 62 years. She was active in the church, teaching Sunday school for more than 60 years. She was a member of the DAR and was a documented descendant of Abraham Clark; she was his fourth great-granddaughter. Clark was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Marian always enjoyed quilting, sewing and visiting with friends and family.

Survivors include her daughters, Shirley and husband Ron Smith, Fishers, and Debra and husband Tim Mills, Perrysville, Ohio; her son, Larry and wife Lana Hunter, Akron; seven grandchildren, Dustin, Jill, Bret, Andy, Kari, Ryan and Ashley; nine great-grandchildren, Kayla, Maddie, Jace, Rily, Breanna, Macey, Sadie, Hunter and Skylar; and her sister-in-law, Lucy Smith, Pierceton.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Elsie Engle; her father, Joe Musial; and her husband, Howard Hunter.

Her funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019, at the Akron Church of God, 301 S. West St., with Pastor Kathy Nelson and Mandy Nellans officiating. Her burial will be at a future date in the Akron Cemetery. Visitation is 4-6 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 W. Rochester St., Akron.

Donations may be made in her memory to the Akron Church of God. Family and friends may share a memory or send an online condolence at