Marianne Krebs Estock

July 29, 1939January 5, 2021

COLUMBIA – Marianne Krebs Estock, 81, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Born on July 29, 1939 in Butler, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Krebs and Marie Elizabeth Beck Krebs.

Ms. Estock retired as a mail clerk from SC Employment Security Commission. She had a contagious laugh and loved spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed traveling, playing cards, socializing, and having dinner with friends, especially with her best friend, Barbara Hevia.

Ms. Estock is survived by her beloved son, Joseph “Joe” Estock (Rhonda) of Hopkins, SC; brothers, Richard Krebs (Gennie) of Zanesville, Ohio and Girard Krebs (Jeanne) of Ocala, FL; sister-in-law, Pauline Krebs of Hendersonville, TN.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Estock was predeceased by her husband, Joseph John Estock, and her brothers, Giles Krebs and Robert Krebs.

The family would like to acknowledge and thank the Heart of Hospice Foundation and Eula Phoenix for their special care and support.

A private Requiem Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the Church of Good Shepherd (Episcopal), Columbia. The family will greet friends in their cars as they drive by at 11:15 a.m. in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

The family has requested that remembrances be made in the form of contributions to Heart of Hospice Foundation, 7 Technology Circle, Ste. 200, Cola, SC 29203.

Memories may be shared at


  • Private Requiem Mass

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021


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Maria Carrero

January 11, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Marianne’s passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. Marianne and I were coworkers at St. Joseph for many years and we enjoyed many fun work times together. Her laughter and sense of humor were contagious.. May she Rest In Peace in the loving arms of our Lord. 🙏


January 11, 2021

Dear Joey and family, I was so sad to hear of your mother's passing. She was a wonderful friend to my mother and me as well as to our whole family. I have fond memories of going shopping with her and on our family's vacation to Disney when you and Lisa were very young. She was always there for me when I needed anything. Always with a smile. Hugs and prayers to you as she will surely be missed but we all will have many wonderful memories to keep in our hearts. Love, Karen

Sarah Bateman

January 10, 2021

Oh what a sweet lady the angels are getting in heaven!! She sure will be missed by a lot of us ! May she Rest in Peace now!!

JoAnne Heiting Heiting

January 9, 2021

Joey and Ronda,
Your mom was a warm- hearted neighbor who loved good conversations.
Very often, on my neighborhood walks, I would stop to chat with her. I
will remember her hearty laughs and the many visits to her house to pray
with her during her illness. My greatest memory will be of both of you for
the care you gave her, and how you were there for her when she really needed your support! What greater gift can a son give to his mother! Hugs, JoAnne Heiting

Eva Samples

January 8, 2021

Dear mrs estock ,
It was a pleasure to meet you and your wonderful family.
You will never be forgotten
Your nurse eva

Eileen Sullivan

January 8, 2021

To Marianne's family
I am so sorry for your loss. Marianne was such a wonderful, funny lady, always smiling & friendly whenever I saw her at St. Joseph's. You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

barbara hevia

January 8, 2021

Marianne , you were like the sister I never had. I will remember all the late nights doing puzzles and playing cards to the wee hours in the morning. I will remember all the good times and hard times we went through together. You were always there for me and you will always have a special place in my heart. Love you forever. Barbara

Christina Murphy

January 7, 2021

Joe and Rhonda
I am so sorry for your loss. Sr Christina Murphy