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Marjorie J. Rhoades

November 5, 1927 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 94)

Obituary

Marjorie J. Rhoades, 94, of York Township passed away at 9:15 Sunday morning at Homestead at Towne Center in Van Wert.

She was born on November 5, 1927, in Van Wert the daughter of the late Horace Waldo and Cecile Pauline (Ireland) Knittle. On November 22, 1945, she married Dwight Benjamin Rhoades who also preceded her in death on April 7, 2014.

Family survivors include her son, Steve M. (Sammie) Rhoades of Findlay; two daughters, Mary (Charles) Brenner of Nashport, Ohio and Carol (Marty) Sullins of Nashville, Tennessee; seven grandchildren, Chad (Kristin), Kerrie (Jeff), Stephanie (Brian), Kevin, Kyle (Alyson), Katie (Zach), and Adam (Kate); thirteen great grandchildren, Gavin, Jackson, Parker, Lily, Reese, Kieran, Madeline, Otto, Elin, Ensley, Bridget, Seamus, and Bode; and two brothers, Gordon (Sonja) Knittle and Dennis (Shelly) Knittle of Van Wert.

Besides her parents and husband, Marjorie was preceded in death by three brothers, William E. Knittle, Richard L. Knittle and Kenneth Wayne Knittle; and two sisters, Isabelle Louise Miller and Naomi R. Van Doren.

Marjorie was a 1945 graduate of Van Wert High School and had worked at the Marsh Foundation School for a number of years. She was a member of the Salem United Presbyterian Church in Venedocia and bowled in the Tuesday morning ladies’ league until after she was 80.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with interment to follow at Venedocia Cemetery. Calling hours are 12 noon to time of service on Wednesday.

Preferred memorials are to the Marsh Foundation.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 15, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 15, 2022

2:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

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