Marlina Medrano
1970 - 2017
BORN
1970
DIED
2017
FUNERAL HOME
Reed-Egan Funeral Home - Newark
141 Green Wave Dr
Newark, OH 43055
Marlina A. Medrano

NEWARK: Calling hours celebrating the beautiful life of Marlina Annette Medrano, 46, of Newark, will be held at the REED EGAN FUNERAL HOME, 141 Green Wave Drive, Newark, 3-8 P.M., Thursday, May 18, 2017. Private funeral services for Marlina will be held on Friday.

Marlina, a woman of great spirituality, was born in San Diego, California, on May 25, 1970, the daughter of Frani (Dale) Lovell of Newark, and Robert (Rita) Medrano of California. She died in Kirkersville, Ohio on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Marlina was a 1988 graduate of Newark High School and received her license in practical nursing from Mid East CTC, Zanesville. A natural caregiver, Marlina worked as a nurse in several capacities in the Licking County area. She embodied a big heart, and an even bigger smile which was often accompanied by a laugh contagious to those in her presence.

Her lively personality and adventurous spirit gained her many friends, but Marlina's genuine kindness toward her family and friends is what made her exceptional. Whether it was holding a hand during a crisis, volunteering to help move, or deliver a meal to be shared, Marlina's caring nature was witnessed by many.

In addition to her parents, Marlina will be greatly missed by her son, the light of her life, Benjamin Dale Frankenhoff; her sisters, Christina (Michael, deceased) Fleming, Alissa (Jason) Woolard, and Leilani Lovell; her nephews whom she adored, Adam (Molly) Fleming, Luke (Jessica) Fleming, and Wyatt Woolard; her half brother, Robert "JR" Medrano Jr.; her step-sister, Paulette Mendoza: her step-brother, Tim (Leticia) Bombardier; many aunts and uncles, especially her uncle, Glenn Lovell; and her aunt and Godmother, Yolanda Robledo; many cousins and countless friends.

The family requests that memorials in Marlina's name be made to the Center for New Beginnings, PO Box 786, Newark, Ohio 43058.

To share your memory of Marlina or leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.reedegan.com.





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Published by Advocate from May 16 to May 17, 2017.
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May
18
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141 Green Wave Dr, Newark, OH 43055
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hey girl you keeping them guns in shape? still hard to believe. sure do miss ya hope Ben is doing well i gotta find out Ozzfest pics and post them on here for ya luvya beautiful
May 11, 2019
Barbara Gitchel
Neighbor
May 10, 2019
I still miss you to this day may God always continue to bless you my friend. I havent forgotten you. Love Cat
Cathleen Cassidy
Friend
May 10, 2019
I miss u my girl/ sis. Your in heaven with God now and he will take care of u. And u will take care of everyone else by looking over us. Love u
ANDREA CHERRY
May 15, 2018
RIP Marlina! ❤
Mary Ross
Friend
May 14, 2018
Marlina was a beautiful person with a sweet personality who left us too soon. I know that she is with God now. I pray for her family and love one who have been left behind. May God forever keep her in His kingdom.
Bob Evans Sr.
Acquaintance
May 13, 2018
damn i miss you kid...my class reunion is tonight, cant stop thinking of how much fun i had when you went with me:):) and how gorgeous you looked in that lil red dress....lol hope Ben and family is doing ok
July 29, 2017
can anyone tell me where Marlina was buried? and ask Ben to contact SD Brooks or Chelsea on facebook? thx [email protected]
July 29, 2017
Frani and family, so sorry for your loss, may she Rest In Peace. We are praying for you and your family!
Pat and Gary Stillion
May 30, 2017
I didn't know this beautiful soul, but from that bright smile, she had to be a very caring and loving person. May her bright smile always bring a smile to her family face. Sorry for your loss.
Rene' Harry
May 23, 2017
Dale, Frani, and family, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. Marlina was a beautiful person through and through and will be missed greatly by all. I will always remember her as the young girl across the back yard.
Dallas Bolick
Friend
May 21, 2017
I didnt know this Beautiful lady but to her family I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for each and every one of you. God bless you. R.I.H.
May 20, 2017
Marlina was just as beautiful on the inside as she was on the outside! Such a great loss for everyone who knew her! I'm so sorry for the family!! RIP sweet Angel!
Linda Falls
May 20, 2017
Marlina went to Nursing School with me. Her Smile..that is the one thing that she always had. She was always a ball of laughs. She was so nice to everyone and cheered you up if you were having a bad day. She will be missed by many. My deepest sympathy and prayers goes to her family and friends. RIP Marlina
Misty Rosser
May 19, 2017
Rest in heaven
Vicki Byers
May 19, 2017
My heart goes out to all who mourn the loss of Marlin Medrano. May the peace of God be with you.
May 19, 2017
Leilani and family,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. There are no words that I can offer to comfort you in this time of grief. Although, please know that my heart goes out to you, along with our thoughts and prayers.
Chris McLean and family
May 19, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
May 19, 2017
Sorry for your loss may you find comfort during those days of sadness. Psalm 23 is great comforting words from our Loving Creator.
Madelin
May 19, 2017
Debbie Mossman
May 18, 2017
So sorry for your loss.
May 18, 2017
REST IN PEACE . I AM SAD THAT YOUR LIFE WAS CUT SHORT BUT I HOPE YOU ARE NOW IN HEAVEN AND SEEING THE FACE OF GOD
anonymous
May 18, 2017
My heartfelt condolences to the family. There are no words to ease your heartache, I pray you find peace, strength and comfort through this difficult time.
CINDY TEETSEL
May 18, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Robin Pierce
Amy Pierce Welch
Dylan Welch
Robin Pierce
May 18, 2017
Frani, Steve and I are so so sorry to hear about Marlina. She was such a kind spirit and I loved how you always talked about her. We are praying for peace for your family.

Steve and Kelly Baum
Kelly Baum
May 18, 2017
Kelly Coe
May 18, 2017
RIP Marlina
Jennifer Lieber Mazzuca
May 18, 2017
Mary Phillips-Arter
May 18, 2017
I am forever in debt to Marlina. She has taught me how to love and conquer life. She was a free spirit who had a smile that no one will ever be able to replace.
My deepest sympathy for the family. I am praying for all of you that Jesus will bring comfort and piece at your time of need. Healing to your broken and wounded hearts.
I pray that this brings help and justice for the victims of abuse and mental help to those who are afflicted and have history of mentally violent history the help they need.
In memory of this precious life who has touched many is now flying high with our creator and able to now be with all of us at once. Under her loving care and pure heart she takes care of us still. from heaven above. I shall never forget your love.
Lisa Sweitzer
May 18, 2017
did not know marlina well always had a smile and a kind word rip so sorry
steven crumrine
May 18, 2017
Frani and Dale so saddened and sorry for the loss of your daughter. Leonard and I send our thoughts and prayers to you both and your family.i will always remember her smile and laugh.
Kim littlejohn
May 18, 2017
This is SO very heartbreaking...to the Son, Parents, Sibling, and Family of Marlina....I am SO very saddened and heartbroken for you to read about the tragic passing of your beautiful beloved mother/daughter/sister/loved one. I know this is a tremendous loss for you. I'll be praying for the promises of Our Heavenly Father to continuously sustain you through this most unimaginable difficult time and comfort you until you are reunited with your beloved Marlina again....my heartfelt condolences to all who knew this exceptional woman.
~ J.B. a stranger who cares
May 18, 2017
Frani,

Sending my heartfelt condolences at this most difficult time. May the beautiful memories that you have of your daughter get you through the coming days.
April Gillham
May 18, 2017
I always enjoyed seeing you. Fly high Marlina!
Cindy Chaplin
May 18, 2017
Thinking back to the last time I saw Marlina. She surprised my wife, son and I. We talked for quite awhile about the old days. All of you touched our lives in such a great way. She will be missed. Love to you all...Tim, Robin and Jake Nelson.
Tim Nelson
May 18, 2017
Dear Dale & Fran &family....I am so very sorry you have to go through this storm of live. Marlina was a beautiful lady. Know that this is when Psalms 23 really kicks in and you feel God walking through. I continue praying for answers, comfort, laughter and tears.
Debi Presley Ogle
May 18, 2017
carl mazzuca
May 17, 2017
As I sit and listen to the trees gently swaying in the wind,watching firefys light up quietly,bullfrogs singing, I am thinking of you..You are all that an more..god speed babe.
Susan
May 17, 2017
What a beautiful woman Marlins was. Her smile lite up the room. Work will never be the same. .my thoughts and prayers go out to entire family and friends.
carolyn weidner
May 17, 2017
What a beautiful woman Marlins was. Her smile lite up the room. Work will never be the same. .my thoughts and prayers go out to entire family and friends.
carolyn weidner
May 17, 2017
Rest in peace Marlina.
May 17, 2017
The lord has another Angel and she is flying high. good bye my friend until we see each other again.

love you always
Bobby Overton
Bobby Overton
May 17, 2017
I will miss my dear friend Marlena I know you're in God's hands right now and he will take care of you you was a beautiful person inside and out and that's what I'm going to miss the most my prayers go out to Ben I remember when you was a little boy and you grew up to be a very handsome young man my heart goes out to the rest of the family Love Andrea Cherry.
ANDREA CHERRY
May 17, 2017
I watched you grow up, you and your Sisters on 22nd St. You always had that beautiful big Smile. My children played with your children Franny. Your Daughters were all Beautiful just like you!
Barbara Gitchel
May 17, 2017
Dear Lani and Family,

I am so very sorry for the loss of Marlina. I did not know her but remember you a very long time ago at McGuffey Elementary. Please know that love and prayers are with you during this heartbreaking time.

Krisanne Goumas
May 17, 2017
I used to work with Marlina at Autumn in Newark. She always had a smile on her face. She loved her son so much and was so proud of him. After she quit she came back to visit and always stopped to see me. To all of her family, I'm so deeply saddened by this tragedy. You all will be in my prayers. I will never forget her and her sweet spirit and kindness. God bless you all. Love and prayers. I hope you all let Jesus carry you through this tragic time.
Annette Berry
May 17, 2017
My condolences are with you all at this tragic time. Marlina was one in a million. Her passion, smile and love will never be forgotten. When she spoke of her child Ben the whole room lit up. Her pride and joy. Rest well and fly high my dear friend.
Apryl Beery
May 17, 2017
My prayers to her family.RIH
Bobbi Kindred
May 17, 2017
Becky Dillon
May 17, 2017
Dale and family i am so very sorry for your loss.God Bless you and your family.
Mark Annecillo
May 17, 2017
RIP my sweet friend
Jodi Moran
May 17, 2017
My heart breaks for you all. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Cindy Shay
May 17, 2017
My sincere condolences to the family for the loss of Marlina.
Please find comfort in Matthew 5:4 which says:Happy are those who mourn, since they will be comforted.
Lucy
May 17, 2017
Thoughts and Prayers to the family of Marlina. God Be With You and her son.
Michael & Debb Jones
May 17, 2017
Dale, Fran, Ben and Family, There are no words of comfort at the loss of a child. Please know that you are all in our hearts and prayers at this most difficult time. Marlina's smile will live forever in the hearts of those who knew her.
Love & Prayers to you all. Gary & Sharon Oliver
Sharon Oliver
May 17, 2017
May the peace and comfort of our Heavenly Father come to Marlina's family. May they be surrounded by overwhelming love by so many who were greatly impacted by her life. I can never forget her zest for life, her sense of humor, and her smile that could light up any room. She will always be in our hearts.
Adam Dudgeon
May 17, 2017
Frani,

My heart is broken thinking about what you, your husband and family are experiencing at this time. It's impossible to comprehend but our God has even the worst of circumstances in the palm of his hand to turn them around into something good. Your beautiful daughter was such a blessing to many and will remain in their hearts forever. I love you and will be praying for peace and comfort at this trying time.
Theresa Hoffer
May 17, 2017
Your smile will always shine in our hearts..Your loving spirit will always surround me and jerry..We will miss you more then words can even express..We love you soooo much Marlina..God has gained another beautiful angel
Jerry and jenn lovell
May 17, 2017
Prayers to Marlinas son and family
Tina Negele
May 17, 2017
Barbara Kraning
May 17, 2017
Rest in heaven sweet Angel ..
Amy Stiles
May 17, 2017
I never knew you but my heart aches for u and ur family may god wrap everyone. in his arms to get everyone through this terrible time.GOD BLESS THE FAMILY SUCH A TERRIBLE LOSS..
Christine Kurtz
May 17, 2017
We worked together years ago and she was always a fun loving person who loved making people around her as happy and fun loving as she was, she was a beautiful person with a tremendous heart for those she cared for, the first time we met she told me all about her pride and joy her son Ben, picture and all... by the end of our conversation I felt like I knew him personally... She will definitely be missed by so many, my thoughts and prayers go out to all her family,friends,& loved ones... she was a beautiful beam of light here on earth that brought so much joy to so many an was taken to become a beaming angel of light to watch over those she loved & cared for from the heavens!!! R.I.P & fly high Marlina ♡♡♡
Marie Roberts
May 17, 2017
Marlina had a smile for everyone, a positive for everyone. She's all everyone has spoken about her and more. Ive been a "victim" before but because of this people will hear more about how we become victims...she wasnt weak, she had a big heart. I'm sorry for everyone of her family & friends loss...but especially the one thing that meant the most to her, Ben. I know he was her center, her everything. RIP my friend. Xoxo
Jobi Dison
May 16, 2017
Robin Hayes Soter
May 16, 2017
Fran and Dale, so sorry to hear about your daughter such a tragedy. The good Lord will see you through this He's a merciful God. We don't know why things happen this why but the good Lord kmows all,Earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot cure you have my deepest sympathy will be praying for your entire family.
James McMillian
May 16, 2017
I didn't know this young lady, but our hearts go out to her family. May God Bless you all.
Melody & Bud White
May 16, 2017
My heart aches for the tragic way you were taken. Even though we didn't see each other very often, you were thought of more than you know. I will never forget your bubbly personality and radiant smile. Until we meet again sweet friend, R.I.P. ❤
Mary Ross
May 16, 2017
Marlina and I were life-long friends. She loved to go to National Trails, bonfires, and fishing. We lost track of each other for awhile, but one day a girl jumped on my back and then gave me a karate kick. I knew from her long black hair and stunning smile it was Marlina. We exchanged hugs and tears that day. My deepest sympathy for your loss.
I was very fortunate to call her my friend.
Love,
Bobby Overton
Bobby Overton
May 16, 2017
Frani, Dale and family, words simply cannot express how sorry we are for such an incredible loss to your family. Hugs and prayers. George and Lydia Miller
May 16, 2017
Cheryl Overbey
May 16, 2017
Dale, Frani and family members, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Marlina. I pray that God has accepted His beautiful angel in heaven. Our prayers are with you during your hour of grief, bereavement and mourning. May God continue to embrace you in Jesus name.
Bob Evans Sr.
May 16, 2017
My dear girl Leilani: I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ma
Kris Bradley
May 16, 2017
Frani & Dale
Losing a child is tough. No one should ever experience this in their life. Words are truly inadequate to express our sorrow..
Dewayne and Debbie Slack
May 16, 2017
My heart felt condolences to Marlina family may God rest her soul
Thalles Howard
May 16, 2017
There are no words enough to express my sincere sympathy during this horrible time. May the Angels of our Lord God Almighty fill you with His love and peace.
Mary Conley
May 16, 2017
I am so lucky to of known such a beautiful soul. We haven't seen each other in years but I can remember her smile like it was yesterday. She had a heart of gold and she will definitely be missed by many. Prayers to the family and sending my love as well. R.I.P till the day we shall meet again. ❤❤❤
Audrey Spencer
May 16, 2017
Sending healing energy to the family. I met Marlina years and years ago, but I never forgot her sweet smile and kind heart. I am deeply saddened by this loss. I hope you can find some kind of peace in the days to come.
Jen Dales
May 16, 2017
she had such a beautiful sole and amazing smile enjoyed working with her at another nursing home we used to work at she will be missed by many
-faith rogers
faith rogers
May 16, 2017
It is with a saddened heart that i write this, Marlina you will be missed, my thoughts and prayers are with your Family today and the coming days as they try to cope with your loss. Rest now in God's arms, you are now one of his heavenly Angels'
Trish Plummer
May 16, 2017
Marlina, you are to me the greatest friend I've ever known, your warm hearted ways and even the ornery side of you will be missed. Truly a great person to everyone she met. beautiful all around, friends like you are hard to come by. I will always miss you. Love, Cat
Cathleen Cassidy
May 16, 2017
Marlina was truely a beautiful person, she had a smile that made everyone smile , she had a heart of gold, a beautiful personality and a kindness you will never forget . I'm so glad and honored to have known you . May God watch over your family during this trying time . I'm glad to have you as an angel watching down on all of us here on earth . Fly high my beautiful friend fly high.
Marcia Grove
May 16, 2017
RIP, Marlina!
Liz Koegle
May 16, 2017
Dale & Fran,

We were so shocked and sad to hear about this. Marlina was a kind and gentle soul who will be missed. We pray that God gives you strength and courage as your family goes through this difficult time.
Steve & Connie Park
May 16, 2017
Words can not express how sorry I am for Ben and all her family! Marlina was such a wonderful mom and friend. She never knew a stranger and always smiling... Marlina and I have been friends for over 25 years. She will be missed by so many,,,
My God bless her and all her family.

Fly high my friend!

Love,

Angie (Painter) Miller
Angela (Painter) Miller
May 16, 2017
My thoughts and Prayers are with Marlina's family.
Belinda Johnson
May 16, 2017
Words cannot express how sorry I am for all of you. I've been praying and will continue for everyone. May God give you all the peace and strength each and every day.


Love,
Robin Rada Archer
Robin Archer
May 16, 2017
I met Marlina in nursing school at Mideast. I only knew her for a short time, but I remember her as being a ball of energy, and almost always smiling. I'm very sad to hear about her tragic passing. May God bring comfort and peace to her family in this terribly sorrowful time.
Miranda
May 15, 2017
On behalf of the Mid-East Career and Technology Center's Adult Practical Nursing Class of 2004, you have our deepest sympathies. We are all shocked and saddened by this event. My fondest wish is for her family and friends to be able to find the inner peace and the strength to endure this unthinkable tragedy. - Scott Gibson, Class President
Scott Gibson
May 15, 2017
Dale and Frannie,

Our hearts are broken for your entire family. We truly can' t imagine the pain and anguish you all are experiencing. May God wrap his arms around you all and carry you through this nightmare. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Love,
Gerry and Mary Billy
Mary Billy
May 15, 2017
With my deepest sympathy and prayers for comfort and peace for all those who loved Marlina; May God keep you in His Care.
Alayna Staggers
May 15, 2017
Dale and Frani, I am sending my heartfelt condolences to you and your family for your tragic loss. Please know you have been in my prayers since Friday and I will continue to pray for strength and comfort during this difficult time.
Brenda Mossholder
May 15, 2017
Harper Family
May 15, 2017
Chris &. Angie Harper
May 15, 2017