MARILYN ROSE MILES, 82, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born in Spencer-ville on Jan. 1, 1931 a daughter of the late Carl and Gaylon (Goldsmith) Tustison. She married John W. Miles on Sept. 3, 1949 in DeKalb County, Ind. and he preceded her in death on June 14, 1986. Marilyn was a homemaker and loved reading, camping, traveling, taking care of her flowers and spending time with her family. Surviving are her daughters, Toni (Steve) Surface of Albion, Shelley (Thomas) Schaefer of Phoenix, Ariz.; son, Chris (Diane) Miles of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; seven grandchildren, John Grogg, JoAnn Ritenour, Jammie McCosh, Timmy Miles, Jessica Myers, Thomas Schaefer Jr. and Stella Horrocks; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters; sister, Nancy Praul of Auburn, Ind. She was preceded in death by a brother, John Tustison in 2005. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Carnahan-Baidinger & Walter Funeral Home in Spencerville, Ind. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at the funeral home. Burial in Cedar Creek Cemetery. To view an online obituary and sign the guestbook, please visit us at

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Carnahan-Baidinger & Walter Funeral Home - Spencerville
6992 St Rd 1  Spencerville, IN 46788
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 18, 2013