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August 24, 1934 - February 24, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a committal service will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery in Galesburg on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM.

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Age 83, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Butterfly Oasis Assisted Living after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Marian was born in Kalamazoo on August 24, 1934, the seventh of eight children of the late Paul and Alice (Van Kirk) Travis. She was a lifelong resident of the Kalamazoo area, growing up in the Yorkville/Richland area. For many years, Marian lived at Heritage Hill Apartments in Kalamazoo until she moved to Butterfly Oasis in the summer of 2017. On October 14, 1978, she was united in marriage to Donald Widmeyer, who preceded her in death on July 12, 2000. Together, they were active members of several Nazarene churches in Kalamazoo, including Comstock Church of the Nazarene. Marian worked for Hybel’s Produce as well as several cleaning companies. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Thomas, Walter, Harold and Noel Travis and Ruth Brown, Ella Martini and Abby Vorenkamp. Marian is survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and sister in-law, Mary Travis.