Marilyn J. (Weber) Gohn
                                September 18, 1924 ~ March 15, 2018

Marilyn J. (Weber) Gohn, 93, of Elkhart, formerly of Middlebury, Goshen, and
Ft. Myers, Florida died Thursday, March 15th in her home at Hubbard Hill
Estates, Elkhart.  She was born on September 18, 1924 in Hammond IN to
John Christian and Martha (Smith) Weber.  On June 3, 1947 she married
Lamar E. Gohn at St. Paul's Lutheran church, Middlebury.  He died January
30, 2017.  Surviving are two daughters Marti Lamar of DePere, WI, Monica
(John) Swartzentruber of Middlebury; three grandchildren, Nicole
Swartzentruber, Rustin (Tiffany) Swartzentruber, Michael Swartzentruber
and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband,
great grandson Gabriel Swartzentruber, parents, and brothers John and
Charles Weber.
Marilyn graduated from Hammond High School in 1942 and from Indiana
University in 1946 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics
Education.  She taught Home Economics and English in the Middlebury
School System and also Shipshewana School System.  She served on the
Middlebury School Board for five years from 1965-1970.  She and her
husband owned Gohn Brothers from 1947 to 1986 where she would help
with her sewing skills and anywhere else needed. As her daughters were
growing up she volunteered at the schools, was a Girl Scout leader, and
active in women's groups at St. Paul's Lutheran church.  As an avid reader
she was a member of the Read-a-Bit Club.  Marilyn was a member of a
Bridge club for many years enjoying time spent with friends. Also playing
golf at Maplecrest Country Club and at  Del Tura Country Club, Ft. Myers
Florida where they had a home.  A big part of her life growing up was
performing as a ballerina in Hammond and Chicago. She and Lamar enjoyed
dancing, the Arts, Sports Car Club, playing cards, and eating out with
friends. They spent many Saturdays at the Notre Dame football games!
Visitation will be from 3:00 - 7:00 pm Wednesday March 21st and one hour
prior to the 11:00 am funeral service on Thursday, March 22 at Miller-Stewart
Funeral Home, Middlebury.  Services will be conducted by Pastor Tim
Henke.  Burial will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury.  Memorials may
be given in memory of Marilyn to the Memory Care Unit building project at
Hubbard Hill, Elkhart or the Elkhart County Humane Society.

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John and I were sorry to hear of Marilyns passing and know that you are
each in our prayers.
From: John snd Sara Baker
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