Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Elodee J. Marbaugh, 75, of Willshire, died at 6:28 a.m. March 14, 2012, at Community Health Professionals, Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.
She was born Nov. 13, 1936, in Van Wert County, to Harry E. and Edith E. Snyder Nye. On Aug. 21, 1954, she married Thomas E. Marbaugh, who survives in Willshire.
Other survivors are three daughters, Gayla Painter, Willshire, Annette (Ronald) Schumm, Willshire, and Kelly Ross, Antwerp; a son, Chris (Cecilia) Marbaugh, Willshire; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son-in-law, Lewis "Boose" Painter; and an infant brother.
She was a former member of the Willshire United, Methodist Church, where she served as treasurer for many years. She was a charter member of the Van Wert and Mercer County Genealogy Society and authored several books on the subject. She was a homemaker and had served as clerk/treasurer for the village of Wren and worked at the Van Wert County Probate Court.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, Ind., the Rev. Brad Kittle officiating. Burial is at Willshire Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Wren EMS, Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center or the Van Wert County Genealogy Society.
Condolences may be left at www.zwickjahn.com.
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