Marian L. Heldberg


Marian L. Heldberg, 90, of North Baltimore, passed away at 8:18 a.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at her residence. She was born on October 19, 1932, in Bloomdale to the late Mark and Mary (Webb) Pierce. She married Eugene “Gene” A. Heldberg on July 7, 1951, and he preceded her in death on November 29, 2011.

Marian is survived by her daughters: Linda (Mike) Ayers of Bloomdale and Kathy Carr of North Baltimore; sister, Nancy (Gary) Woodruff of Findlay; grandchildren: Rodney (Paula) Ayers, Greg (Angie) Ayers, Eric Heldberg, Angie Rupple, Josh Carr and Andy (Ericka) Carr; great-grandchildren: Josh Ayers, Chelsie Rowe, Alyssa Rupple, Meredith Lamb, Matthew Ayers, Isabella Ayers, Cadence Proctor, Jacob Whitaker, Lily Ayers, Emmitt Heldberg, Kelli Carr, Cooper Carr and Kenzi Heldberg; great-great-grandchildren: Mollie, Jade, Maddix, Jacob, Blake, Madilyn, Taya and Hallie.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Lee Ayers; and sister, Shirley Baird.

Marian was retired from Findlay Industries. She and Gene had been members of the Marine City Yacht Club in Marblehead for over 50 years. Marian enjoyed cheering on her beloved Ohio State Buckeye, but her greatest love and joy in life was her family.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 21, 2022, at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore, where visitation will be held 2 hours (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) prior to the service. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery, Bloom Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be expressed at

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