Marjory Adele Gerold, 96, of Kendallville, Indiana, and also of Crawfordsville, died Sunday, Aug, 4, 2019, at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville.  Mrs. Gerold was born Nov. 20, 1922, at Lansing, Michigan, to Bertram and Helen (Egbert) McEwen. She graduated from Cygnet High School in Ohio in 1940. She married Phillip Alfred Gerold on Aug. 14, 1954, at Toledo, Ohio. He preceded her in death June 7, 1986. 

Marjory was employed with the Toledo Board of Education, First Baptist Church in Crawfordsville and Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Crawfordsville. She was an avid Bridge player, genealogy enthusiast for 40 years and member of First Christian Church in Kendallville.

Survivors include: daughters, Mary Dahm of Palm Harbor, Florida, and Kathryn Hilligoss of Kendallville; grandson Matthew and Liz Hilligoss of Bargersville, Indiana; granddaughters, Michelle and Jim Harris of New Haven, Indiana, and Hannah and Jeremy Blythe of Tampa, Florida; nine great-grandchildren; brother Charles McEwen of Mesa, Arizona; sister Janet Mitchell of Richmond, Virginia; and sister-in-law Mary McEwen of Port Huron, Michigan.

She was preceded in death by sister Sandra Woessner; brothers, Bill (Colette) McEwen and David McEwen; sister-in-law Marilyn McEwen; and brother-in-law Ron Mitchell.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at First Christian Church in Kendallville. Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. prior to the memorial service at the church. Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home of Kendallville.

Memorial donations may be made to First Christian Church.

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