CROMWELL - Margaret "Midge" A. Marshall, age 86 of Cromwell, Indiana, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Lutheran Life Villages.
She was born on December 10, 1934, the daughter of George A. and Effa (Owen) Kimmel.
She married Robert L. Marshall on November 26, 1953. He preceded her in death on April 17, 2003.
She is survived by two children, Michael A. (Linda) Marshall of Ligonier, Indiana, and Teresa L. Frisch of Troy, Ohio; five grandchildren, Dr. Nicholas (Laura) Frisch, Drs. Christopher (Mariel) Frisch, Daniel (Amber) Sprague, Rachel (David) Plummer and Katie (Dustin) Peters; 10 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
She is survived by brother and sister-in-law Lloyd and Virginia Marshall, Ligonier, and a large number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by six sisters and two brothers.
Midge was a devoted mother and grandmother, and had worked for Essex Wire and Dana Corporation. She was a lifelong learner and a strong supporter of schools, libraries and children. Always an avid reader, her nephew, Joey, dubbed her "The Readin' Girl." In the tradition of her family of farmers and truck farmers, she was an enthusiastic gardener and an expert in preserving nature's bountiful harvests. She also enjoyed genealogy, spending time with her family and keeping up with their activities.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, Indiana. Pastor Sarah Tuttle will officiate. Burial will take place at Sparta Cemetery in Kimmell, Indiana.
Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Yeager Funeral Home. There will also be an hour of visitation from noon-1 p.m. prior to the service on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Albion Public Library, 813 E. Main St, Albion, IN 46701 and Community Harvest Farm Wagon Program, P.O. Box 10967, Fort Wayne, IN 46855 or by donating online at https://www.communityharvest.org/donate/.
Yeager Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family online at www.yeagerfuneralhome.com.