Marianne Dorothea Breitling Biery

February 4, 2019

Marianne Dorothea Breitling Biery, 81, of Frankfort, took her last breath on earth but her first breath in Heaven on February 4, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.  She was born March 1, 1937 in Paterson, NJ, to Frederick Christian & Clementine Christina (Arnold) Breitling.  She married Jack Biery on September 6, 1985 at the Grace Baptist Church in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on October 3, 2018. Also preceding her in death are her parents and grand daughter-in-law, Tiffany Timmons.

Marianne was a 1954 graduate of Union Hill High School in Union City, NJ and received her B.S. degree in business from Anderson University.  She was a homemaker and worked for Amerisure Insurance Company in Indianapolis, retiring in 1992.  However, Marianne’s favorite use of time was serving Jesus.  Marianne enjoyed traveling, reading, gardening, and volunteering. She was a 40-year member of the Grace Baptist Church.  She was also a member of the Red Hat Society, and Gold Ladies of Clinton County since 1999, delivered Meals on Wheels since 1993, member of the YMCA Silver Sneakers Club, and was an exhibitor in the Clinton County Fair open class since 2002.  Marianne served in the following ministries; Our Daily Bread Ministries, Christian Communications, Inc., Word Missionary Press, Inc., The Friends of Israel, and The Voice of the Martyrs.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Grace Baptist Church, 900 S. Maish Road, Frankfort. Funeral Celebration will begin a 1 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to World Missionary Press.

Survived by:

3 Daughters: Denise Anne (Jeff) Bushman of Frankfort, Nancy Christina (Rick) Timmons of Kirklin, Angela Ruth (Jonathan) Jones of Mooresville, 1 Son: Alan D. (Stephanie) Hester of Zionsville, Step-Children: Cathy (Frank) Cofer of Morris, IL, Patricia Biery of Frankfort, Phillip (Cheryl) Biery of Brazil, 1 Brother: Frederick Arnold Breitling of Pennsylvania, 10 Grandchildren: Jarred (Cassie) Bushman, Jordan (Tiffany) Timmons, Derrek (Jessica) Bushman, Caleb Hester, Jake Hester, Sam Hester, Caroline Hester, Randy (Tiffany) Jones, Shannon (Dustin) Jones and Caitlin Jones, Step-Grandchild: Joseph (Shelley) Seltenright, 6 Great Grandchildren: Ella Bushman, Landon Bushman, Henry Jones, Lexa Jones, Ella Dubensky and Lucy Dubensky, Step-Great Grandchild: Lauren Seltenright.


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11 Condolences for “Marianne Dorothea Breitling Biery”

  1. Price Mary February 5, 2019 at 4:41 pm

    Marianne was a wonderful friend. She had a sweet generous disposition. Will miss her. Praying for the family and those involved with her.

  2. Patricia mason February 5, 2019 at 11:16 pm

    Marianne was a dear friend and sister in the Lord she will be missed by me and I know by her beautiful family. She is my heart and know I will see her again. Prayers of comfort for you her family. Patricia Mason

  3. Joyce A Boyer February 5, 2019 at 11:48 pm

    Marianne’s family, so sorry to hear of the passing of this wonderful lady. She was such a beautiful soul. I was in Redhats, Gold Ladies, and she went to my church, Nazarene. Had so many good times with her. She will be greatly missed but happy that now she is at peace with our Heavenly Father and Jack.

  4. Trace McGarey February 6, 2019 at 6:48 am

    I remember the first time I met Marianne. I was in elementary school, around 5th or 6th grade. I was playing the piano in a talent show that the school put on and I even remember the song I played: One Tin Soldier. After the show, Marianne came to me, introduced herself and told me she enjoyed listening to me play. She told me she was “Denise’s mom”. Our paths have crossed several times since that night 45 years ago and when I saw her just a few weeks ago she was still the sweet “Denise’s mom” I remembered. Classy lady. Lay your armor down now, Marianne—you’ve won.

    Blessings on the family over the next few difficult days. To Denise, Nancy, Alan and Angela, I wish you peace.

    Trace McGarey
    CPHS, ’80

  5. Janie Shurr February 6, 2019 at 8:46 am

    I met Marianne at Winsome Women Retreats many years ago. She showed Christ in her life to others and was an encouragement to many. Praying for the John 14:27 Peace from her Prince of Peace for her family.

  6. Anita Cool Deweese February 6, 2019 at 10:44 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all.

  7. Beth Hardebeck February 6, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. Marianne was such a kind and sweet lady. She will be missed at the Y and especially in Silver Sneakers Class.

  8. Jack and Lynn Paddack February 7, 2019 at 8:19 am

    So sorry for your loss!

  9. Andy Weaver February 7, 2019 at 8:37 am

    My prayers are with the family. I grew up and went to school with Alan who has a heart of gold like his mother. A lot of neighborhood baseball games at Greenlawn and Gossett roads and playing at each other’s house. Marianne was always so nice and supportive.

  10. Martha Wimborough Goings February 7, 2019 at 11:18 am

    To the family of Marianne, May I extend my sincere sympathy in your loss. I first met Marianne at the Clinton House, where I had a dear Aunt, and Marianne and group would come in to help/entertain the residents. She was always so kind and patient with each person she came in contact with. Also, would see she and Jack at the Sugar Creek Alumni Banquets. God Bless all of you.

    Martha Goings
    Noblesville, IN

  11. Kathy Zamora February 8, 2019 at 11:06 pm

    Marianne was a great friend to my mother, Lilly Galvin and I remember her at their bible luncheons. She was always so kind and took time to talk to me and ask about how I was. My deepest condolences.

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