Private family services for Marie S. "Joni" Mayer, 89, of Exeter will be held. She died on Dec. 17 in Visalia. She was an Insurance Salesperson.

She was born on Sept. 26, 1915 in Winnemucca, Nev., to Ross and Alma Sellars. Joni grew up in Exeter and graduated from Exeter Union High School. After school she worked for her father, Ross Sellars Insurance Agency in Exeter. Joni married Bob Mayer and together they lived in San Francisco, Hawaii, Pakistan and for the last 30 years, Boise, Idaho. Joni moved to Exeter to near her brother in 2000.

Her husband, Bob Mayer, preceded her in death in 1991. She is survived by her brother, Ross Sellars of Exeter.

Donations may be made to donor's favorite charity. Arrangements were under the direction of Smith Family Chapel. Online condolences may be made at

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