April 27, 1937 – April 26, 2012
After a long illness, Marian passed away on April 26 at her home in Maricopa with her husband, Don, and best friend, Jan, by her side. Marian was born in Altoona, PA to Donald and Maude Goetz. After military retirement in 1953, the family settled in Taft where Marion graduated high school. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Maude. She is survived by her husband, Don Metheny of 27 years, son Albert Cranford and wife Barbara of Maricopa, CA, daughter Yvonne of Nevada, and step-son Chris of Atlanta, GA. Grandsons Jason of Tahoe, CA, Adam and family of Oklahoma, Josh of Oklahoma, granddaughters Aubnee of Oklahoma, Shannon and husband Paul and great grandson Austin of Arizona. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Don. Best friend, Jan Moreno, and her beloved pets Gidget, Rascal and Chu Chu. I will always love you, baby.