Marian Elizabeth Piper Paxhia, 86

Marian Elizabeth Piper Paxhia, 86, of St. Louis, MO, formerly of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on March 31, 2017, after a long illness.

Marian is survived by her husband of 61 years, Emmanuel C. Paxhia, of St. Louis, MO; a brother Mahlon (Dixie) Piper, of Fairfax Station, VA; a sister Marilyn Piper Fryer, of Rochester, MN; seven nieces and nephews; four grand nieces and nephews and several cousins.

A Memorial service was held Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Second Presbyterian Church, 4501 Westminster Place, St. Louis, MO, 63108. There was a private green burial in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis. Memorial gifts may be sent to Second Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.