We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
Marilyn “Mary” Shilling, 84, passed on Thursday May 12, 2022, at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne.
She was born May 5, 1938, in Warsaw Indiana to parents Leona (Trushel), and Lowie Curtis. On November 23, 1962, she married Charles Melvin Shilling Jr. who preceded her in death.
Marilyn retired from Dana Corporation where she worked as quality control. She was a housewife for her remaining years. Marilyn was active at the YMCA, and a member of Zion Chapel Church. She loved going places, her flowers, crocheting and taking care of animals especially taking in strays. She was a very compassionate loving person who took care of her family and anyone who needed her. Marilyn enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and fellowship with her church family who were all important to her in life. Marilyn was a good wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. Marilyn will be dearly missed by all.
She is also survived by her two children, Jeffery Allen Shilling and (Teresa), Denver, Charles David Shilling, Peru. four grandchildren Wesley Shilling (Erika) Warsaw, Indiana; Chelsey Chicago, Illinois. Racheal Blackman, (Forrest) Peru; and Austin Watts, Chili. Three great-grandchildren, Trace and Ian Shilling, and Eden Blackman.
Also survived by nieces, nephews and proceeded in death by her sisters; Doris Correll, Barb Denniston, brothers; Norm Denny, George Denny, Alvin Denny and Richard Denny.
Funeral Visitations will be held at the Zion Chapel Church, 915 South Broadway, Peru, Indiana, on May 20, 2022, from 11a.m. to-2p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. with Pastor Rod Correll officiating. Burial will take place at Greenlawn Cemetery in Mexico, Indiana.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.
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