Monday, February 4th, 2013
Marlene M. McClurg, 93, Versailles, died 2:20 p.m. Feb. 2, 2013, at the Gardens in Celina.
She was born Dec. 10, 1919, in North Star to Clarence and Irene Groff Barga. On Nov. 21, 1940, she married Paul McClurg, who passed away Oct. 17, 2000.
She is survived by 13 children, Stephen (Marie) McClurg of Chickasaw, Patrick (Ginny) McClurg of Versailles, Thomas (Marilyn) McClurg of Tipp City, Susan (Harold) Hemmelgarn of New Bremen, Anne (Bill) Mangen of Celina, Edward (Rosie) McClurg of St. Sebastian, David (Wendy) McClurg of Bradenton, Fla., Dean (Darlene) McClurg of Tipp City, Mary (Larry) Eyink of Chickasaw, Mark "Tony" (Judy) McClurg of Tipp City, Teresa (Jim) Wente of New Bremen, Donna (Gary) Mix of Greenville and Rita (John) Schemmel of Maria Stein; 42 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; one great-great- grandchild; sisters, Doris Rindler of Dayton and Maura Barga of Cincinnati; brother and sister-in-law, David (Thelma) Barga of North Star; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Also deceased are a grandchild; a great-grandchild; a brother, Marion (Ursula) Barga; a sister, Ruth (Clarence) Broerman; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Paul Rindler, Chelsea McClurg, Ruth (Melvin) Stoneburner, Helen (Cary) Coons, Hazel (Ray) Coons, Chet (Lucille) McClurg, Mary (Gus) Zumbrink, Dick (Kate) McClurg, Grace (Ernie) Sebring and Aileen (Dwight) Sebring.
She was a member of the St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles. She spent her entire life being a loving and devoted wife and mother to her family. She will always be remembered for her loving and radiant smile.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, Rev. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home, Versailles.
Memorial contributions may be given to State of the Heart Hospice or Versailles Emergency Medical Services.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.zecharbailey.com.