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Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-626-3632
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Marilyn A. Smith

Marilyn A. Smith, 90, of Sandusky, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Stein Hospice Care Center following a brief illness.

Marilyn was born September 17, 1925 in North Baltimore, Ohio to the late Harold Lyon and Grace (Anderson) Lyon.

Marilyn was a 1943 graduate of Findlay High School and married the love of her life, Harold Smith, on Valentine's Day in 1948. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sandusky. In her spare time, she enjoyed crafts, crocheting, and bowling in a couple's league with her husband. Her greatest joy of all was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Marilyn is survived by her daughters, Marsha (Ken) Schenk and Susan Smith, both of Sandusky; son, Michael Smith of Sandusky; 2 grandchildren, Christopher (Kelly) Schenk and Brian (Alyssa) Schenk; 3 great-grandchildren, Jocelyn Schenk, Brayden Schenk, and Remy Jo Schenk; brother, Jerry Lyon of Findlay; and many other loving relatives.

In addition to her parents, Marilyn is preceded in death by her brothers, Donald and Tom Lyon; and granddaughter, Kara Brotzki.

Friends and family may call on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Avenue, Sandusky, OH. Funeral services will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Merlin Jacobs will be officiating the services. Burial will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park.

Those wishing to contribute to Marilyn's memory may do so to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2211 Mills Street, Sandusky, OH 44870 or Providence Care Center, 2025 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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