Former Niles educator Moyser celebrates 104th birthday

Submitted photo Marian Moyser is pictured with her fellow Pi Chapter members of Delta Kappa Gamma Society, which provides grants to educator for classroom projects. Sitting, from left to right, are: Ruth Carey, Marian Moyser and Marilyn Maurer. Standing, from left to right, are: Nancy Nimtz, Linda McNitt, Dee Beaumont, Mary Marazita, Marla Arnold, Wyvonne Johnson, Janet Gerstler, Patty Mollison and Shirley Nordgren.

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Marian Moyser is pictured with her fellow Pi Chapter members of Delta Kappa Gamma Society, which provides grants to educator for classroom projects. Sitting, from left to right, are: Ruth Carey, Marian Moyser and Marilyn Maurer. Standing, from left to right, are: Nancy Nimtz, Linda McNitt, Dee Beaumont, Mary Marazita, Marla Arnold, Wyvonne Johnson, Janet Gerstler, Patty Mollison and Shirley Nordgren.

Marian Moyser celebrated her 104th birthday April 1 at Brentwood Assisted Living in Niles with a luncheon hosted by fellow members of the Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKGSI).

Moyser is a charter member of the Pi Chapter, a society of key women educators that provides grants to educators in the Niles area for classroom projects.

Moyser enjoyed a long teaching career in Berrien County beginning in the 1930s. Her first eight years of teaching were in a one-room schoolhouse just north of Niles. She moved to Niles and taught at Cedar Lane, Westside and Oak Manor elementary schools. She also served as principal at Oak Manor.

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