Marian Oswald - May 15, 2013Marian Alberta Oswald, 90, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Memorial Community Care.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Pleasant View Bible Church in Aurora. Rev. Paul Nauman will officiate. Burial will be at 10 a.m. at the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Marian was born October 22, 1922, in Clay County to Irving and Mabel (Erickson) Rath. Marian graduated from Harvard High School in 1940, and taught school in Saronville.
On June 19, 1943, Marian was united in marriage to Dale Oswald at Abilene, Texas. They made their home on Dale’s family’s farm west of Aurora until moving to town in 1987. Dale died Nov. 9, 2004. Shortly after Marian moved to East Park Villa where she resided until her death.
Survivors include seven children and their spouses: Randy (Annie), Bill (Ann), Steve (Christine), Rebecca Luke (Don), Philip (LeeAnn), Sandra Leake (James) and Jay D. (Linda); 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; sister, Eunice of Cozad.
Marian was preceded in death by her husband, Dale, sisters, Evelyn and Alene, brothers, Ivan, Raymond and Lester and three grandchildren, Amron, Leah and Jodi.