Marilyn K. Reaser, 72, Columbia City, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born Sept. 6, 1948 in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Samuel and Hilda (Kiger) Warren.
Grew up in Fort Wayne, Marilyn graduated from Northside High School with the Class of 1966. On July 11, 1969, she married Howard Reaser. Over the years, Marilyn had worked for ITT and GE. In December of 2001 Marilyn and Howard moved to Apple Valley in Howard, Ohio and Columbia City in December of 2018. She loved studying the Bible and had a passion for the Lord. She was a member of Columbia City Church of The Nazarene and attended Church of Chapel Hill in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. She loved spending time with her family, friends, and adored her three great-grandchildren. Marilyn enjoyed crafts, making greeting cards and had belonged to a stamping club. She also enjoyed playing cards, various games, and spending time at the lake, traveling and nature.
Marilyn is survived by her loving husband, Howard Reaser; son, Aaron (Maria) Reaser; grandchildren, Kurtis Reaser and Rachel Reaser, great-grandchildren Mia, Octavia and Zaria; and sister, Sue (Doug Wages) Warren. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A memorial service will 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Church of The Nazarene, 506 N Main St, Columbia City with visitation an hour prior. Pastor Tom Beers will be officiating. Memorial donations may be given in Marilyn’s memory to Church of The Nazarene. Arrangements with DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City.