Marie Lou Gustinski

Marie Lou Gustinski, 64, of Vincent, Ohio, died at her residence on Jan. 27, 2013.

She was born in Springfield, Ohio, on March 22, 1948, and was the daughter of the late Ted and Carol Barker Beedy. She had worked for the Wishgard LLC, owner of the Frontier Equine Auction LLC, and a charter member of the Ohio Foundation Quarter Horse Association. She had been a horse breeder for many years and loved to embroider.

Survivors include brother, Ted L. (Rita) Beedy of Urbana, Ohio; a sister, Diane Pennington of Puyallup, Wash.; an adopted daughter, Angela Wigal of Vincent, Ohio; adopted son, Sam Burkhart of Woodsfield, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Claude “Gus” Gustinski; a brother, George Beedy; and sister, Becky Beedy.

There will be no visitation or services.

Memorials may be made in Marie’s honor to the American Cancer Society.

The family is being assisted by the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.

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