The Washington Post Thursday, January 8, 2009

Marian V. Bohrer, 90, a secretary with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration from 1974 until the early 1990s, died Dec. 28 at Holy Cross
Hospital of congestive heart failure. She was a Silver Spring resident.

Mrs. Bohrer was also a census taker five times, beginning in 1950.

Marian Salome Voshall was born in Birmingham, Ala., and raised in Washington. She
graduated from  
Western High School in 1936 and earned an associate's degree in
business administration from what is now Strayer University in the District.

She was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Silver Spring and volunteered in the
Lutheran Home gift shop in Rockville.

Her marriage to Chalma Clayton Bohrer ended in divorce.

Survivors include a son, Richard Clayton Bohrer of Chevy Chase; and two grandchildren.
Marian Salome Voshall Bohrer