Marilyn Geiler Netschke, age 86, of Concord Twp, formerly of Euclid, and Rocky River, passed away July 7, 2014, surrounded by family, at the David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland.
She was born Feb. 21, 1928 in Cleveland.
Mrs. Netschke had been a volunteer for the junior hospital board at Euclid General Hospital for over 40 years. She enjoyed playing golf as a former member of Madison Country Club, Pine Ridge Country Club and 7 Lakes Country Club in West End, N.C. She had her first ever hole-in-one at St. Andrews in Scotland in 1992.
Mrs. Netschke attended Painesville United Methodist Church and was a former member of East Shore United Methodist Church in Euclid. She was a graduate of Rocky River High School and had received her bachelor's degree from Ohio University, where she was a member of the Alpha Xi Delta Sorority.
Survivors include her children, Kathy (Bill) Franz, Gordon (Lynne) Netschke and Nancy (Marc) Werbach; grandchildren, Carl (Nicole) Franz, Peter (Molly) Franz, Erika Franz, Gordon (Tanya) Netschke, Kristen Netschke, Megan (Tony Caruso, fiancé) Netschke, Matthew (Ann) Werbach and Melissa (Brian) Sahnd; six great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon W.; parents, Charles and Katherine Geiler; sister, Elizabeth Porter; and brother in law, Milton Porter.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at Painesville United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center, 16497 Snyder Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023 or to the Seven Lakes Chapel in the Pines, 2125 Seven Lakes South, West End, NC 27376.
Arrangements entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Mentor. Offer condolences at www.brunners.com.
Published in www.News-Herald.com from July 12 to July 13, 2014
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