|4/13/2013 8:00:00 AM|
Jan 19, 1937 - April 3, 2013
Marian M. Mahler, 76, of Ora, passed away on April 3, 2013, at home in the company of her husband.
Marian was born to Lester and Ruth (Gray) Manis on Jan. 19, 1937, in Hammond.
Marian was very creative and enjoyed a variety of arts and crafts. She also enjoyed reading and gardening. Marian was a retired U.S. Postmaster, as well as a longtime volunteer at the Starke County Humane Society. She loved her family and the Lord.
Marian is survived by her husband of 57 years, Kenneth H. Mahler. She is also survived by her daughters, Patricia (Mahler) Fournier, of Chesterton, and Kimberly (Mahler) Dotson, of Carmel; son, Brent Mahler, of Michigan City; sisters, Vesta (Manis) Reeder, of Ora, and Ardith (Manis) Shaffer, of LaPorte; and her eight grandchildren Monicque, Jacquelyn, Steven, Melissa, Eric, Kevin, Spencer and Julia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Ruth Manis; brothers, Lester (Bud) Manis and John Manis; and sister, Ruth A. Manis.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. April 20, 2013, at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, in Culver. The family invites you to stay for a meal and time of fellowship at the church following the service.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to the Starke County Humane Society.
The Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is in charge of arrangements.
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