MARIYLN M. STEPHENS (NEE EDELMAN) VALPARAISO, IN
Marilyn, age 91, passed away on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Moses House, Valparaiso IN. Born on December 26, 1922 in Valparaiso, IN, to the late Jacob J. and Lillian M. (nee Bickel) Edelman. She was a life-long resident of Valparaiso, retired from the Porter County Government Draft Board, member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, one of the early members of Delta Theta Tau, a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, and 1941 graduate of Valparaiso High School. She is survived by nephew, Robert Charles (Marsha) Stephens of Strongsville, OH; niece, Carol Stephens of Houston, TX and Kathryn Holmes of Rochester, IN; cousin, Mardell (Norm) Shearer of Kouts, IN cousin, Beverly Mendoza of California; dear friends, Joe and Mary Lee Pollaro, Paul and Joan Ketchmark, Helen Book, Duane Stroller, Connie Moore. Preceded in death by husband, V. Charles Stephens; brother, Charles Edelman; sister, Kathryn; brother-in-law, Harold Stephens; sister-in-law, Susan Stephens. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 505 Bullseye Lake Rd., Valparaiso, IN. Fr. Roger Bower officiating. Interment, Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, IN. Friends may call on Saturday August 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Memorials may be made to VNA Hospice Center. Arrangements by Dykes Funeral Home, Inc. (219) 462-3125.
Dykes Funeral Home, Inc.
2305 North Campbell Street Valparaiso, IN 46835
Published in The Times on Aug. 23, 2014