Marian Ellen Wonsetler, age 75, of Linn Valley, Kansas passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday September 18, 2016, after a long history of diabetes. Marian was born on June 12, 1941 in Sedalia, Missouri, the daughter of Willis Marion and Hazel Ellen (Stout) Buckley. She lived in Sedalia until the age of 5 years old when the family moved to Olathe, Kansas.
Marian enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and walking. At the age of 10 years old she joined the Girl Scouts. She attended Olathe High School where she completed the 10th grade. In 1957 Marian married the love of her life, Clarence Chester Wonsetler. Through this union they raised their five children: Willis, Robert, Jeffery, Brian and Melinda. Marian was a dedicated member of Victory Baptist Church of Olathe, Kansas for 30 years.
Marian is preceded in death by her parents, Willis and Hazel Buckley, son, Willis Wonsetler , and three brothers, James Buckley, Gary Buckley and Dennis Buckley. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Clarence Chester Wonsetler of the home, three sons, Jeffery Wonsetler, Brian (Shawn) Wonsetler, Robert Wonsetler, and one daughter Melinda Wonsetler. Left behind to cherish her memory are her seven grandchildren: Amber (Jesse) Burke, Kyle Sieberhein, Ashley Sieberhein, Scott Sieberhein Jr. Cassandra Wonsetler, Brian Wonsetler-Cupp and Andrea Husted. She will be sadly missed by her four great grandchildren, Leland, Maci, Mason Lewis and Keara Burke. Marian is also survived by her sister, Tabitha (Paul) Cantrell.
Funeral services will be 10:00a.m. Friday morning, September 23rd at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home 105 East Loula St. Olathe, Kansas. Interment in Edgerton Cemetery Edgerton, Kansas. Visitation will be 9:00a.m.-10:00a.m. Friday morning at the funeral home prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: The Wonsetler Family, in care of Melinda Wonsetler.
Condolences may be offered at www.mcgilley-frye.com