Marilyn Fischer, 79

Marilyn Loree Fischer, 79, of Wabash, died at 11:30 am, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. 

She was born Feb. 6, 1938, in Logansport, to Clarence and Nellie (Randall) King.

Marilyn attended Wabash High School.  She was a dietary cook at Peabody Retirement Community and Autumn Ridge.  She enjoyed fishing, cooking, and spending time with her family. 

She is survived by her seven children, Rhonda (Claude) Nelson of Wabash, Dennis (Rebecca) Harding of Anderson, Indiana, Laura (Phil) Martin, Cindy (Michael) Conliff, James Harding, Jeff (Kathy) Harding, and Jennifer Harding, all of Wabash;  14 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Karla Eltzroth of South Whitley; and two brothers, Paul (Kathy) King of Wabash, and Tim (Ruth) King of Woodbury, N.J.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her granddaughter, Nicole Harding, five brothers and a sister.

Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Rick King officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2017 Dec 26