Marian was born to Henry and Anna (Rohwer) Arp on February 6, 1920 at the Arp family farm Lincoln township near Gladbrook. She attended country school near Gladbrook. Marian was united in marriage to Lloyd Schulz on February 16, 1938 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA. Marian was a homemaker, a partner in farming with Lloyd and a mother to all who came within her sphere. She was a member of Peace United Church of Christ and Afternoon Guild in Gladbrook. Marion was also a lifelong member of the Neighborhood Club. Lloyd and Marian had a wonderful group of friends who polka danced and vacationed together for years – so much laughter and fun was had by all. She loved to crochet. Her family and many friends have received beautiful crocheted gifts from her. She was a wonderful cook , creating many happy memories at her bountiful table She was a passionate reader, having read most of the books in the Gladbrook library.
Left to cherish her memory are her children; Janet (Larry) Wacha of Toledo, IA, Julie (Chuck) Hall of Ankeny, IA, Jeff (Kelli) Schulz of West Des Moines, IA, daughter-in-law Judy Fink Gladbrook IA, 11 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 11 great great grandchildren. She was proceded in death by her husband, Llyod, a son, Leon Schulz, four brothers, and four sisters.