Marian M. Mariano, of Waupaca, age 78, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011. She was born in Houma, Louisiana, on July 13, 1932, to the late William and Agnes (Dacote) Thibodeaux. Marian was united in marriage to Victor Salvador Lucien Mariano, Jr., and he preceded her in death in 1999. She was a self-employed seamstress the majority of her life. She will be dearly missed by her daughter, Lisa Anderson; beloved grandson, Breck Anderson and his wife Rachel; plus many other family members and friends. A memorial service will be held at 7 P.M., Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, E3273 Appletree Ln., Waupaca. Elford Ellison will officiate. The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements.