WAKARUSA — Marilyn L. Lechlitner, 72, Wakarusa, died at 1:16 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Elkhart General Hospital.

She was born Feb. 21, 1947, in South Bend to Louis and Maxine (Barker) Davis. On Feb. 14, 1970, she married Marlen Lechlitner.

Surviving are her husband, Marlen of Wakarusa; children Heather (Kent) Hahn of Wakarusa and Matthew (Rachel) Lechlitner of Wakarusa; grandchildren Ian and Wyatt Hahn, and Mia, Reese and Owen Lechlitner; and a sister, Cheryl, of Colorado.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Marilyn was a graduate of Edwardsburg High School. She was a homemaker and worked at Monaco Coach for many years. Marilyn loved art, flowers and her grandchildren or “grands” as she called them.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, and one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. service on Thursday, June 13, all at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa. Chaplain Michael Sneath will officiate. Burial will follow at Olive (East) Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be directed to the Madison PTO, for the Art Smart program.

Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.

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