(April 23, 1923 – November 12, 2011)
Marian Louise Toland, 88, of Midland, died on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in Kalamazoo. Marian was born on April 23, 1923 in Ann Arbor to the late Marian (Mills) and Arthur Stellwagen. Marian married her sweetheart Albert A. Toland in Sault Ste. Marie on August 27, 1942. Albert predeceased her on Feb. 8, 2001. Marian was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. She loved her home and family. Marian is survived by her daughters, Judith Toland, Mary Lou Aloisio, Barbara (Danny) Curtis; son, Ted (Jane) Toland; grandchildren, Scott Toland, Jennifer Toland, Chip Rice, Michael Rice, Laura Ruelas, Jim Seifert, Drew Seifert, Melissa Emrick, Jeremy Curtis, Justin Curtis and 14 great grandchildren. Marian was predeceased by her infant daughter, Terrie Lee Toland; daughter, Janet Kay Seifert; brother, Michael Stellwagen; sister, Barbara Mussell and great granddaughter Bryttan Ava Curtis. A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, with Father Peter Gaspeny officiating. The family will receive friends at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 5 til 7 pm. and at church on Friday, from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Blessed Sacrament Church or Hospice of SW Michigan. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.