Marie M. Perk, 99, of Sidney and formerly of DeGraff, passed away at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Ohio Living Dorothy Love in Sidney, Ohio. She was born on June 4, 1923, in Bellefontaine, Ohio, a daughter of the late Grover I. and Helen Irene (Strayer) Fridley.
Marie married Roy Edwin Perk on August 8, 1941, in Port Jefferson, Ohio and he preceded her in death on March 14, 1999. She was also preceded in death by her sons, Steven Carl Perk Sr., infant son Roy Edwin Perk Jr., and stillborn son Joseph Perk; two sisters, Helen Warren, and Blanche Jacobs; and two brothers, Carl B. Fridley, and Lester Fridley.
Marie is survived by her two daughters, Sandra Berry and Scarlett (Brent) Grieves; eight grandchildren, Hillary (David) Trout, Corinne (Daniel) King, Bruce Dawson, Greg Dawson, Matt (Kateri) Dawson, Teresa (Tony) Pinks, Melanie (Jeff) Noble, and Steve (Nicki) Perk Jr.; several grandchildren; several great grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy (William) Gable and Ruth Bryant; two brothers, Grover I. Fridley, and Eugene (Carol) Fridley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Marie had worked as a seamstress at the former Mary’s Bridal Shop in Quincy, made doll clothes and raggedy ann dolls. She attended Russell Road Church in Sidney.
The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 210 W. Hayes Street in DeGraff, where Pastor Fred Gillenwater will officiate a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Greenwood-Union Cemetery in DeGraff, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Marie’s memory, to Russell Road Church, 340 W. Russell Road, Sidney, Ohio 45365.
DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, DEGRAFF is honored to serve the Perk family and encourages anyone to share a fond memory or message of condolence at www.edsfh.com.