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Marian Garbe Alexander, 87, of Sunset Beach, died Friday, April 1, 2016, at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick.

Mrs. Alexander was born on February 7, 1929, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a daughter of the late August Aman and Anne Krantz Garbe.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John F. ‘Jack’ Alexander in 2013.

Surviving are her son, John F. ‘Jack’ II (Suzanne) of Sunset Beach; two daughters, Karen Vance (Michael) of Bel Air, Md., and Carol Holmberg (Paul) of Shallotte; and six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at Brunswick Funeral Service. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 8, at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jack Patrick officiating. Burial will follow in the Brunswick Memorial Gardens.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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