Marjorie Ellen Bisel
December 13, 1918 ‒ March 25, 2015
Marjorie Ellen Bisel, age 96, of Bellville, died Wednesday March 25, 2015 at the Country Meadow Nursing Home. Marjorie was born December 23, 1918 in Crestline, Ohio to Walter and Helen Erma (Gladfelter) Hout. Her mother died when she was 7 years old and she grew up in Mansfield the third of four girls. She was a 1937 graduate of Mansfield Senior High School. She met a young man at the Mansfield Skating Rink and she and Virgil Bisel were married November 5, 1939. She and Virgil lived and raised their family in the Bellville area. She shared a life full of joy, laughter, and many friends and family. She and Virgil had traveled to Hawaii, Mexico and wintered for 15 years in Florida, and summers were spent camping at Lake Erie. Marjorie loved to garden, and can, and was a great cook. She would read cookbooks by the hour searching for new recipes especially for Virgil, a lifelong vegetarian. A woman of faith, Marjorie read her bible faithfully, honored her Lord, and saw her calling to be a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
She attended the Clear Fork Alliance Church.
Surviving are her sons Richard L. (Shirley) Bisel of Bellville, Gerald “Jerry” Bisel, Paul D. (Janet) Bisel of Mount Vernon. 5 grandchildren; Beth (Brian) Faust, Matthew (Tamara) Bisel, Justin (Kyndall) Bisel, Tracy Bisel, Scott Bisel, 11 great grandchildren Brandon, Jake, Bailey Faust, Shelbi, Ashley, Brezlynn, Jason, Allison, Joshua, Sarah, Jacob Bisel, lifetime friend and classmate Ethel Lemert, and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents Marjorie was preceded in death by her stepmother Alva Hout, her husband, and sisters Florence (Jack) McGugin, Ruth (Al) Hahn and Velma (Robbie) Robison, niece Betty Lou Stanley, best friend and cousin Virginia “Sis” Steel
Friends may call Monday April 6, 2015 from 10 AM to 12 Noon at the Clear Fork Alliance Church, where funeral services will follow at 12 Noon with Rev. Dr. Michael V. Stine officiating. Burial will follow at Bellville Cemetery.
Those who desire may make memorial contributions, in Marjorie’s name, to the Clear Fork Alliance Church, 1008 Ohio 97, Bellville, Ohio 44813.
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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Marjorie E. Bisel.