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Obituary for Marian Hill

Marian Elizabeth (Liz) Hill, born in Hood River, Oregon, passed away on September 10, 2019 in Texarkana, Texas. Liz had moved to Texas to live close to her son Rodney and his wife Jennifer in August of 2013.

Liz was born to Charles and Nettie (Crapper) Sherrell in Hood River, Oregon on November 24, 1926. She was preceded in death by her husband Web; brothers, Howard, Frank, Ralph, Wilbur, Whitney, Toby and sister Marie. Her sister Nita Griffith still resides in Hood River.

Liz married Wilbur Nathan Hill (Web) on September 11, 1948. They lived in the Klamath Falls area for a period of time, but returned to Hood River where their sons Rand and Rod where born. Liz and Web were involved in their sons sporting events and enjoyed following their teams. The couple eventually moved to Salem, Oregon where they resided at Salem Towne retirement community.

Liz grew up in Hood River and graduated from Hood River High School where she lettered in track. While living in Hood River, she was very involved in politics and served on the election board for many years. She worked at the old Safeway store for a few years and then worked for Dr. Surge Gaulke as his bookkeeper, receptionist and chair side assistant for many years until his retirement.

She never missed a birthday or Christmas for her four grandchildren; Tricia Hill Saefke, Ryan Hill, Tonja Hill Sablatura, and Jacalyn Hills Harms. Liz had nine great grandchildren; Jackson, Caden and Parker Saefke, Samantha and Addison Hill, Brynna and Johnny Sablatura, Ashtyn Carr, and Madison Harms. Liz is also survived by her sons Rodney (Jennifer) Hill of Texarkana, TX and Randy (Susan) Hill of Goodyear, AZ.
Liz will be buried alongside her husband Web at Pine Grove Butte Cemetery.

A service to honor Marian’s life and mourn her passing is planned for 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at Anderson's Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations) 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Oregon 97031. She will be laid to rest at the Pine Grove Butte Cemetery. Oscar Stenberg, III will officiate her service and for friend and family unable to attend her service will be shared via Anderson’s Tribute Center Facebook Live.

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