Vivian M. Noecker 94 of Ashville, passed away Sat. April 17, 2021 peacefully at home. She was born on Jan. 11, 1927 in Circleville to the late Waldo Porter and Florence Iona (Valentine) Martin. Vivian was a graduate of Walnut Township School in 1946, worked for a short time as a beautician, then became an elementary teacher at Walnut School for 25 years. She was also a farmer’s wife most of her life working along with her husband John raising their family. A member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Circleville and attended Hedges Chapel. She was preceded in death by her husband John E. Noecker in 2006; also preceded by aunt Catherine Marie Martin; sisters, Mae Huggins, Marlene Fullen, and Betty Melvin; brothers Porter Martin Jr. and Wilson Martin.
Survived by her children John Noecker; Karen (Ronald) Sowers all of Ashville; Diana (Jim) Phillips of Amanda; grandchildren Jason (Dusty) Noecker, John Benjamin (Karin) Noecker, Carrie Noecker Stebelton, Annie (Will) Ett, Rebekah (Travis) Willis, Julie (Grant) Leugers, Jacob (Laura) Sowers, Emily (Dave) Friedrich, Hannah (Ryan) Thomas, Amanda (Ben) Wemer, and Kent (Kalyn) Phillips; numerous great grandchildren; brother Ernest Martin (Karen) Martin-Keplar and sister Marguerite Shelton; numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Tues. April 20, 2021 at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home 420 W. Main St. Ashville, Ohio from 1:00 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Karen Martin-Kepner officiating. Interment will follow in Reber Hill Cemetery. Family request in lieu of flowers Contributions can be made to Good Shepherd UMC 310 E. Main St. Circleville 43113 or Hedges Chapel Church, 15495 Winchester Rd. Ashville 43103. Online condolences to olivercheekfuneralhom.com
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