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French, Marianne Gench

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February 24, 1938 - December 3, 2019

French, Marianne Gench

Marianne Gench French, age 81, died on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019.  She was born on February 24, 1938 in Fort Scott, Kansas and lived most of her adult life in Richardson, TX.  Marianne was a Kappa Kappa Gamma at Kansas State University, a 50-year member of P.E.O., and a member of First United Methodist Church in Richardson.

Marianne is survived by her three daughters and their husbands—Kathryn and Jeffrey Bridwell, Suzanne and Craig Rawley, and Leigh Ann and Mark Sutton—her grandchildren Rachel and Hilary Eades, Jake and Emma Rawley, Rhianna and Sienna Sutton, and Lucas Bridwell—and her siblings John R. Gench and Dr. Barbara Gench. Marianne was preceded in death by her husband John Raymond French and her parents William Louis and Maida Evelyn Gench.

Services will be held at 3:00 CST at First United Methodist Church in Richardson, TX on Monday December 9th with a reception following.

In lieu of flowers the family would prefer donations in memory of Marianne French to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at

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Arrangements under the direction of:

Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home

19310 Preston Road

Dallas, Texas 75252

(214) 306-6700

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Jeff & Megan Rowe

December 06, 2019 9:14AM

With love and sympathy from Springfield.