Ethel Marschner

MARSCHNER, Ethel (Watkins), 100, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011 in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheeling.

Ethel was born April 15, 1911 in Mannington, W.Va., a daughter of the late William and Anna (McMorris) Watkins.

In addition to her parents, Ethel was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Marschner in 1986; a brother; and two step-children, Frances Brosky and Bill Marschner.

Surviving are a step-granddaughter, Marilyn Berlitch and her husband, Don of Wheeling; a step-son-in-law, Bernard Brosky of Wheeling; and a step-great-granddaughter, Jennifer Roberts and her husband, Tim of Wheeling.

Friends will be received from 1 p.m. funeral services at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, with Rev. Charles Swiger officiating. Interment in Mount Zion Cemetery, Wheeling. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wheeling First Church of God, 1 Garvins Lane, Wheeling, WV 26003. Online condolences may be offered to the family at