Marilyn Netzley

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PIQUA — Marilyn Netzley, age 71, of Piqua, died at 9:10 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014, at Piqua Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on June 29, 1942, in Piqua, Ohio, to the late Chalmer and Lillian (Hays) Hartman but was raised by her grandparents, Lloyd and Ruth Hartman. On June 2, 1970, in Indiana she married Glen Netzley. He preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 2013.

Marilyn is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and James Napier, Pemberton, and Teresa and Christian Decker, Piqua; one brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Beverly Sherman, Covington; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Bob Grilliot, Piqua; three grandchildren, Ashlee Christy, Piqua, Larry Napier, Piqua, and Nichole Frantom, Piqua; and four great-grandchildren: Hunter Spicer, Logan Frantom, Amanda Napier and Nathan Napier.

Marilyn attended Piqua Central High School and received her diploma from American School. She attended Edison State Community College and received her Real Estate license. She was a long time member of Piqua Eagles Aerie 614. She was a Realtor for Petitt Reality in Piqua and also worked for Piqua Daily Call in the classifieds for several years. Marilyn and her husband, Glen, owned and operated Heidles Hardware Store for 27 years. Marilyn then worked for Menard's in Sidney for six years.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua with the Rev. Kazy Hinds officiating. Calling hours will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P. O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373 or Gentiva Hospice of Dayton, 3085 Woodman Drive, Suite 200, Dayton, OH 45420.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Melcher Sowers Funeral Home
646 W. High St.
Piqua, OH 45356
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2014