Michael E. Gatrell

December 03, 1950 ‒ August 22, 2018

Marion, Ohio

Michael E. Gatrell, age 67 of Marion, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Marion.

Michael was born on December 3, 1950 to the late James and Delores (Millisor) Gatrell. Michael attended Marion Harding High School.

He loved spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He also loved to cook. Michael is survived by his loving wife Margie Gatrell, they spent 36 loving years together; his children: Bethann Gatrell, Thomas (Sherri) Gatrell, Danielle Jones and Ashley (Nicholas Keith) Gatrell; his wife’s parents: Les and Marilyn Gorrell; his brother Rick (Char) Gatrell; sisters: Patty (Mike) Cusik and Sheryl Spruill; 10 grandchildren: Josh Huffman, Megan Gatrell, Hali Gatrell, Jaisha Holmes, Chase Jones, Sommer Gatrell, A’shiah Harris, Taevia Harris, Ashton Gatrell and Abby Gatrell; one great grandchild Zayden and numerous nieces and nephews.

Michael is preceded in death by his daughter Heidi Gatrell, son Michael Gatrell and sister Kathy Brown.

The family will host a Celebration of Life service at a later date.

The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to be serving the Gatrell family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com

  • Dad you will forever been in my heart ❤️. I love you forever and always. You will be missed but never forgotten.
    Love your baby girl,Ashley

  • Mike you’re just like Dad to me you always made sure I was taken care of just like a dad should do. I’m sure going miss all your good cooking.. And are long talks.. You will always be in my heart. We sure are going miss you will never forget you.. Love❤️ your daughter Danielle ❤🐢🐢

  • This is so hard for me right now. But I know you are not suffering any more. We had 36 years together. I will cherish. FLY HIGH FREE BIRD. LOVE YOUR WIFE Margie

  • Words cannot express my sorrow and condolences to this wonderful family! But please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May the promise of God’s words comfort you during this hard time. Lean on him for strength.

  • I have been apart of this family for the last 25 years. I am sure going to miss you Mike, always treated me great. My thoughts and prayers for Margie and the rest of the family. Love you all!!

  • Thoughts and prayers Margie for you and your family at this time. Mike was a great guy. Sending love from Jeremy, Summer and I.

  • Great memories shared with Mike, we had a blast in the early 80’s. When I recieved the call from Margie that Mike was in the hospital and he was being taken home I could only hope that I could see him again. Margie I wish that day could have happened but God takes the ones home that are suffering. May we be thankful for having Mike in our lives and may we be thankful that he is not suffering anymore. God rest his soul and give his family and friends strenght to accept that Mike is in a better place, heaven! Love Ya Mike….

  • Sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family love genny cochrane

  • Margie and family so sorry for your loss if we can do anything for you call me Aunt Karen and Uncle Bill

  • So, So Sorry for your loss Margie and the rest of your family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I love you cuz.

  • Dear Gatrell Family,
    So sorry to read of your loss.
    My thoughts & prayers are with you all.
    I grew up with Sheryl & Mike.
    Karen Wilkinson Goldsberry

  • So sorry to hear of your lost. My heart goes out to you and your family. May GOD help you though this rough time in your life. Remember he is always with you. If you ever need anything you know how to get ahold of me.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I can’t even imagine what you are going through. I will be praying for you all. I love you Margie, Danielle, Chase and Ashley ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.May you find peace and comfort at this time.
    Timmy Beck

  • So sorry for your loss. Our prayers for healing and peace are with you. Julie and Ed Mustard