Marian F. “Midge” Pierucki, 84, of Sturgis, Mich., passed away early Tuesday evening, Sept. 22, 2009, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis.
She was born Sept. 1, 1925, in Lima, Ohio, a daughter of the late Harold and Retta (Hefner) Lippincott.
Midge had resided in Sturgis since 1944 with the exception of 11 years when she lived in Florida.
On Dec. 31, 1944, she married Harold “Bob” Pierucki in Alexandria, La. He died March 23, 1997.
She is survived by one daughter, Cheryl (James) Lung of Sturgis; granddaughter, Patricia (Guy) Sias of Sturgis; three great-grandchildren; one brother, P. William Lippincott of Lima, Ohio; one nephew, Greg (Janine) Douglass of Lima, Ohio and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Jill Pierucki; two brothers, Ray and Ralph Lippincott and two sisters, Donna Keller and Ruth Douglass.
There will be no visitation. Graveside services and burial will take place 2 p.m. Friday at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The Hackman Family Funeral Homes Hackman Chapel, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, (269) 651-2331 is handling the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Pierucki’s memory consider the Sturgis Salvation Army, 105 N. Fourth St., Sturgis, MI 49091. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhome.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.