Angola: Marian J. Penix, 92 passed away Tuesday evening, July 9, 2019 at Aperion Care (Lakeland Nursing & Rehabilitation Center) in Angola. She was born November 10, 1926 in Orland to the late Floyd O. and Lissie (Fair) Stayner. She graduated from Orland High School in 1945. Marian married A.J. Booth in 1947 and he preceded her in death in 1958. She married Leo Penix in 1963 and he preceded her in death in 1979. She loved to play cards, do puzzles, and read. She was a member of the Orland American Legion Ladies Auxiliary #423, and a Gold Star Mother.
She is survived by a son; Brad Booth of Angola, a daughter; Linda (Tom) Christlieb of Angola. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren; Steve (Stacey) Christlieb, Autumn Seidel, Brandon (Denise) Booth and Jared (Angela) Booth. 6 great-grandchildren; Haleigh and Riley Seidel, Tyler and Alexis Christlieb and Stella and Isla Booth, two sisters; Virginia Evans of LaOtto and Margaret Truran of Detroit. She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, a son Stephan L. Booth who died in 1968, a daughter-in-law Rebecca (Sponsoller) Booth, four brothers; Allison,Leland, Werdel and Basil Stayner.
Visitation will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019 at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home in Angola at 11am with a private burial to follow. The family of Marian, would like to give special thanks to all the nurses and staff that took care of our Mother.