Marlene M. McClurg

VERSAILLES - Marlene M. McClurg, 93, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Feb. 2, 2013, at 2:20 p.m. at the Gardens in Celina.

She was born on Dec. 10, 1919, in North Star, Ohio, to the late Clarence and Irene (Groff) Barga. On Nov. 21, 1940, she married Paul McClurg, who passed away on Oct. 17, 2000.

She is survived by 13 children, Stephen (Marie) McClurg of Chickasaw, Patrick (Ginny) McClurg of Versailles, Thomas (Marilyn) McClurg of Tipp City, Susan (Harold) Hemmelgarn of New Bremen, Anne (Bill) Mangen of Celina, Edward (Rosie) McClurg of St. Sebastian, David (Wendy) McClurg of Bradenton, Fla., Dean (Darlene) McClurg of Tipp City, Mary (Larry) Eyink of Chickasaw, Mark "Tony" (Judy) McClurg of Tipp City, Teresa (Jim) Wente of New Bremen, Donna (Gary) Mix of Greenville and Rita (John) Schemmel of Maria Stein; 42 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Doris Rindler of Dayton and Maura Barga of Cincinnati; brother and sister-in-law David (Thelma) Barga of North Star; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by one grandchild; one great-grandchild; brother and sister-in-law, Marion and Ursula Barga; sister and brother-in-law Ruth and Clarence Broerman; brother-in-law Paul Rindler; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Chelsea McClurg, Ruth (Melvin) Stoneburner, Helen (Cary) Coons, Hazel (Ray) Coons, Chet (Lucille) McClurg, Mary (Gus) Zumbrink, Dick (Kate) McClurg, Grace (Ernie) Sebring and Aileen (Dwight) Sebring.

She was a member of the St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles. Marlene spent her entire life being a loving and devoted wife and mother to her family. She will always be remembered for her loving and radiant smile.

A Mass of Christian Burial will on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home as well as Wednesday morning from 9 to 10. In lieu of flowers, it is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice or Versailles Emergency Medical Services. The family would like to express their appreciation to State of the Heart Hospice for all their loving care and kindness.Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Published in The Daily Advocate on Feb. 3, 2013