The Salvation Army of Parkersburg Fund was established through a bequest from the Estate of Marie Ausenheimer. This fund supports the Salvation Army of Parkersburg. Marie Ausenheimer was born and grew up in Albany, Ohio, and she graduated from Ohio University. She moved to Parkersburg with her husband Walter in 1964. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Parkersburg and of the chapter L of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Over the years, she was active in the Parkersburg Women's Club and the American Association of University Women. She was a faithful volunteer for St. Joseph's Hospital for many years. Reading and playing bridge were two of her favorite hobbies. Her husband, Walter, was a local business executive and served as volunteer Executive Director of the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation after his retirement. Mrs. Ausenheimer passed away in 2004.