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Marjory Adele (McEwen) Gerold

November 20, 1922 ~ August 4, 2019 (age 96)

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Marjory Adele Gerold, age 96, died Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville.  Mrs. Gerold was born in Lansing, Michigan on November 20, 1922 to Bertram and Helen (Egbert) McEwen.  She graduated from Cygnet High School in Ohio in 1940.  She married Phillip Alfred Gerold on August 14, 1954 in Toledo, Ohio and he preceded her in death on June 7, 1986.  Marjory was employed with the Toledo Board of Education, First Baptist Church in Crawfordsville, Indiana and Bureau of Motor Vehicles also in Crawfordsville. She was an avid Bridge player, genealogy enthusiast for 40 years and member of First Christian Church in Kendallville.

Survivors include:
Daughter, Mary Dahm of Palm Harbor, Florida.
Daughter, Kathryn Hilligoss of Kendallville.
Grandson, Matthew and Liz Hilligoss of Bargersville, Indiana.
Granddaughter, Michelle and Jim Harris of New Haven, Indiana.
Granddaughter, Hannah and Jeremy Blythe of Tampa, Florida.
9 great grandchildren.
Brother, Charles McEwen of Mesa, Arizona.
Sister, Janet Mitchell of Richmond, Virginia. 
Sister-in-law, Mary McEwen of Port Huron, Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Sandra Woessner; and her brothers, Bill (Colette) McEwen and David McEwen; sister-in-law, Marilyn McEwen; brother-in-law, Ron Mitchell.

Memorial services will be held Friday, August 16, 2019 at 3:00 PM at First Christian Church in Kendallville.  Visitation will be held prior to the memorial service from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the church. Memorial donations may be made to First Christian Church.

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