Marilyn E. Ahrendt,
age 67, of Portage, Ind., passed away on March 16, 2014.
She was born on
July 1, 1946 in Uniontown, Penn., to Melvin H. and Margaret E. (Lambie)
Holland, both of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by
her beloved husband of 48 years, Ted Ahrendt of Portage; son, Rob (Jean)
Ahrendt of Porter; daughter, Charlotte (Jeff) Richey of Chesterton; sister,
Maureen (William) Winegar of Portage; grandchildren, Rachel, Emily, and
Gracie Ahrendt and Alex, Zach, and Isabel Richey; numerous, nieces, nephews
After 30 plus years
of working for State Farm Insurance, Marilyn retired to pursue her true
calling as a full time devoted grandma. Her legacy is reflected in the
thoughtful and compassionate ways she touched many lives.
will be held Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, with Father Kevin McCarthy
officiating. Burial is to follow at Heritage Cemetery in Portage.
Visitation will be
held on Wednesday, March 19, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Thursday, March 20,
from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 10:00 a.m., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers
memorial donations may be made to Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, 450 W 100 N,
Valparaiso, IN, 46385 or