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Marilyn Jane Herboltzheimer

1923 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Marilyn Jane Herboltzheimer Obituary
Herboltzheimer Marilyn Jane Herboltzheimer, age 90, of Minerva Park, passed away July 6, 2014 at First Community Village. She was born at home October 12, 1923 (Columbus Day) to the late Wilfred and Clara Moore Herboltzheimer of Minerva Park, OH, Marilyn grew up in Grandview Hgts. attending Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary and Grandview High School, Class of 1941. Her high school career included lettering in athletics, Student Manager of the high school play and President of her high school sorority. As a teenager she studied vocal music with Mrs. Ramsyer and sang at weddings and in the choir at First Community Church joining the church in 1943. Known fondly as "Herbie" throughout her teenage years and business career, she graduated from Capital University's Vocational Arts School. Her business career included 37 years with the Army at DCSC advancing to the position of Accounting Supervisor. She received numerous "Superior" ratings from The Army and was voted ABWA "Boss of the Year 1978-79". Marilyn was a world traveler and served on the Travel Committee of the YWCA, planning and accompanied trips throughout Europe, The Holy Land and the Far East. The family built a home in Minerva Park in 1957. Marilyn continued to live in and care for the home until her recent illness required special care. She served as Membership Chairman of the Minerva Park Community Association for 13 years, receiving the Outstanding Citizen of the Year 2006 and commendation from the State of Ohio Legislature. Growing up in the Depression Years, she often reminded her sister, JoAnn, how "lucky we are to live the "Good Life" in America". Survived by sister and brother-in-law, JoAnn and Hal Stevens; nieces, Lynn (Neil] Bakker, Allyson Stevens (Steve) Crume; and great niece, Lauren Bakker, all of Upper Arlington; and the daughters and families of the "love of her life-Tom Rogers" who she embraced as best friend; mother and grandmother to Meg, Kathleen, Eileen, and Mary Lee. Her love and generosity will be missed by all she encountered. Family suggests contributions to the , as Marilyn gave to all. Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to send online condolences and share memories.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 20, 2014
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