Marylin J. Earhart

April 30, 1930 ‒ July 15, 2011

Sandusky, Ohio

Marylin J. Earhart, 81, of Galion, died unexpectedly Friday, July 15, 2011 at Galion Community Hospital Emergency Room.

Born Apr. 30, 1930 in Sandusky, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Ruth Mayers Hullinger. She married William V. Earhart, Sr. on Feb. 19, 1950 who survives.

Marylin was a graduate of Mansfield Senior High School. A very giving person, she loved the Lord and her family and was a wonderful wife and mother. She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting.

First employed at Barnes Pumps in Mansfield, Marylin later worked as a receptionist for Columbia Gas and then for Grace Brethren Church in Mansfield.

In addition to her husband of 61 years, she is also survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, William V., Jr. and Sarah Earhart and Charles S. and Gwen Earhart, all of Galion; seven grandchildren, Lisa, Kyle, Natalie, Lucas, Victor, Abbi and Erika; six great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Jeanne Hullinger of Galion and a sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Coy Turner of Dayton.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Crane and Valeria Caffey and a brother, Russell Hullinger.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2011 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home in Galion where a funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, with Rev. Rick Cox and Rev. J. Hudson Thayer, officiating. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5455 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43214.