October 6, 1931 - April 9, 2022
Marilyn Ann Hengstler, 90, of rural Wapakoneta, died 8:30 p.m., Sat. April 9, 2022, at her home with her family at her side. She was born Oct. 6, 1931, in Lima, the daughter of the late Leo E. & Cretora F. (Weaver) Shields. On Jan. 21, 1951, she married Ernest N. Hengstler, and he survives. Other survivors include, 6 children, Greg Hengstler, Wapakoneta, Cary Hengstler, Lima, Scott Hengstler, Wapakoneta, Rodney (Elaine) Hengstler, Petersburg, TN, Troy (Lisa) Hengstler, Lima, Julie Hoelscher, Wapakoneta, 22 grandchildren & 19 great grandchildren, a brother, Terry Shields, Hobbs, NM, a sister-in-law, Phyllis Shields, Waynesfield, numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by siblings, Richard Shields, Betty Helmlinger, Marjorie Burnfield, Doris Shields, and her twin, Carolyn Linet. A homemaker, Marilyn was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a graduate of Waynesfield Goshen High School. Marilyn was an active member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Wapakoneta, where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was also a member of the 2 Mile Sewing Circle, was active with the Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts, and was a big fan of lady bugs. She enjoyed traveling, camping, gardening, and helping others. Marilyn especially enjoyed spending time with her family, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thurs. April 14, 2022, at the Eley Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Rt. 501, Wapakoneta. Burial is to follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta. The family will receive friends 2-4 & 5-8 p.m., Wed. April 13, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be live-streamed from our Facebook page. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or St. Rita’s Hospice. Condolences may be expressed at www.eleyfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Marilyn Ann Hengstler, 90, of rural Wapakoneta, died 8:30 p.m., Sat. April 9, 2022, at her home with her family at her side. She was born Oct. 6, 1931, in Lima, the daughter of the late Leo E. & Cretora F. (Weaver) Shields. On Jan. 21, 1951,... View Obituary & Service Information
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