Marion Figley Stelzer died at home on April 30th, 2023 after a long illness. She was born in Kansas City, Kansas in May of 1925.
She attended the University of Kansas and graduated as a Physical Therapist. She subsequently worked at the University of Missouri hospital during the polio epidemic and met her husband Glenn I. Stelzer who was a student there. They moved to Wilmington when he began his career with Hercules and she worked at the A.I. Institute until starting a family. Over the decades and through many corporate moves she became an active contributing member of every community in which she lived. She will be remembered in Delaware for her participation in the SPCA, The Wilmington Kennel Club and Tri-State Bird Rescue.
Marion is survived by her husband of 74 years, Glenn Stelzer, her two daughters, Susan Dickinson of Fareham, England and Jeanne Stelzer of Carson City, Nevada, Nancy Stelzer the wife of her late son Donn Stelzer, four grandsons and three great grandchildren.