Marian Ochs

August 6, 1929 - May 1, 2012

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Marian (nee Rickling), beloved wife of 59 years to Clarence “Gene” Ochs, loving mother of Nancy (Charlie) McDonald, Tom Ochs, Diane (Sam) Browning, Sharon (Keith) Moody, Janet Volpenhein, Larry (Ellen) Ochs and Patty (Greg) Pratt, dear grandmother of Kristin, Ryan, Kevin, Justin, Andrea, Kim, Chris, Matt, Sarah, Nikki, Cory, Christina, Tyler, Briana, Justin and Lauren; great-grandmother of Ash and Gabe, sister of Sr. Marjorie Rickling, SJW, Don Rickling and the late Richard Rickling, sister-in-law of Dolores Dolan. Marian ran the St. Clare Seniors for 26 years, was an avid card player and member of many clubs. She was a wonderful wife, mother and friend whose faith and caring were an inspiration to many. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, age 82. Visitation at Hodapp Funeral Home, 6041 Hamilton Ave., College Hill, Friday 4-7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Clare Church, 1443 Cedar Ave., College Hill, Saturday 10 a.m. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263.


Gwen Bonta Ewing - May 11, 2012

So sorry for your loss. Gene and Marian were such dear friends of my mother, Janet Bonta. The world is a better place because of loving people like Marian. God bless you Gene.
Gwen Bonta Ewing

Bob and Kathy Boutiere - May 3, 2012

Dear Ochs family,

What a wonderful mother she was! You were so blessed to have someone like her in your lives as your role model. Our sympathies to everyone on your loss.

St. Xavier High School - May 3, 2012

Ochs and Rickling Families,

We at St. Xavier High School were truly sorry to hear of the passing of Marian. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your entire family as you mourn the loss of your loved one. May the spirit of St. Francis Xavier be with you and your family during this difficult time.


John Schrantz ‘96
Director of Alumni Relations

Fr. Denny Ahern ‘56
Alumni Chaplain

Anthony E. Schad ‘81
Director of Development Services

Cindy McIntosh Aident - May 3, 2012

So sorry for your loss.