Marilyn Joan (Herschel) Feldwisch

July 20, 1928 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 92)


Marilyn Joan (Herschel) Feldwisch, 92, formerly of rural St. Marys, passed away at 7:53 a.m. on Friday November 6, 2020 at Otterbein -- St. Marys.

Marilyn was born July 20, 1928 in South Bend IN, the only child of the late Edmond and LaVerne (Deer) Herschel.

She was a proud 1946 graduate of Celina High School, Celina OH, where she helped to revive the "ANILEC" yearbook during her senior year.  Marilyn also attended the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati OH, and continued sharing her beautiful singing voice at numerous weddings and church gatherings over the years.

"Lynn" married James H. Feldwisch on October 27, 1956, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, St. Marys OH.  Jim passed away April 5, 1991.

Marilyn is survived by their two daughters: Susan, Hilliard OH, and Julie (Nick) Collard, Louisville KY, and their two grandchildren: Chelsea (Peter) Moran, Atlanta GA, and James Collard, Lexington KY.

Lynn's smile, faith, positive attitude, and concern for others over self were all hallmarks of her life, and she'll be remembered as the best wife, Mom and Grandma in the world!

The family wishes to thank the caregivers of Otterbein St. Marys SeniorLife and Grand Lake Hospice for the excellent care Mom has received the past few years/months.

Graveside funeral services are scheduled to begin at  1:00 p.m. Thursday November 12, 2020 at the Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys. Pastor Robert Sweeney will officiate the services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Marys Community Library ℅ 140 S. Chestnut Street St. Marys, OH 45885 or Grand Lake Hospice ℅ 1122 E. Spring Street St. Marys OH 45885.

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Graveside Service
November 12, 2020

1:00 PM
Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys

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