Marilyn Bravard Van Beek

August 25, 1931 ‒ March 18, 2015

Delaware, Ohio

Marilyn Bravard Van Beek, 83, of Delaware passed away early Wednesday morning March 18, 2015 at the Kobacker House in Columbus.

She was born August 25, 1931 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Oscar and Beulah (Saylor) Brenner.

She was a secretary for many years at numerous places and also was a member of the Delaware Moose Lodge and the Delaware Eagles #376. She enjoyed traveling and getting the family together.

Left to cherish her memory are sons Mark Bravard of Columbus, Steve (Rebecca) Bravard of Las Vegas, Nevada and Bret Bravard of Delaware; daughter Robin Bravard of Maumee, OH; six grandchildren Jason, Brooke, Shelby, Danielle, JayDee and Logan; seven great grandchildren Cezar, Gabby, Camilla, Arya, Asher, Jackson and Maddox. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 1st husband Carl Bravard and her 2nd husband Richard Van Beek.

There will be a gathering celebrating Marilyn’s life on Friday March 20, 2015 at the Final Score Sports Pub, 6 Troy Road, Delaware beginning at 4:00 pm.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve Marilyn and her family.

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  • Marilyn – You were always smiling and laughing! It was a pleasure to know you. My sympathies to your family for their loss.

  • Words of comfort for the Loved ones of Marilyn Barvard Van Beck, May your hearts be filled with the wonderful memories of joyful times you shared together. Please take comfort in knowing that God has a plan for those who have fallen asleep in death, the bible tells us of a time when death and sickness will be NO more at Rev 21:3,4. And our deceased love ones will come out of their memorial tombs to a paradise earth at John 5:28,29. This will be a joyous time for us all. Sorry for your lost.