Marian Louise Brown Kinder, 84, Kokomo, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, at Waterford Place. She was born Aug. 25, 1928, in Weirton, W. Va., the daughter of Huston and Anna (Herrington) Brown. On Dec. 23, 1945, she married Earl E. Kinder in Kokomo.
Marian Louise was a 1946 graduate of Kokomo High School and studied accounting at Indiana University Kokomo. She was head bookkeeper at Kolux Corp. for 25 years and 10 years at General Motors in Kokomo. She retired in 1992, and with her husband, traveled overseas and around the United States, which included all 50 states. She loved crocheting and made many afghans for relatives and friends. She was a member of Eastern Star, Ladies of the Grotto and Booster Club of Kokomo.
She is survived by a son, Steven E. (Shelbie) Kinder; four grandchildren, Matthew S. (Julie) Kinder, Kokomo, Michael J. (Sherry) Kinder, Newburgh, Maine, Blake A. Kinder, Kokomo, and Whittny N. Kinder, Kokomo; three sisters, Clara Mae Wilson, Rochester, Rebecca A. Franklin, Gallatin, Tenn., and Sarah J. Preston, Lerna, Ill.; one half-brother, Michael E. Brown, Pennsylvania; and three great-grandchildren, Alessa, Breanna and Cole Kinder, all of Kokomo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Mable Webster.
There will be a private family service. Entombment will be in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com. Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.