Marilyn (Benzinger) Felger

May 29, 1936 ~ March 20, 2018 (age 81)

Marilyn Felger, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Lutheran Life Village of Pine Valley.

Born on May 29, 1936, in Allen County, a daughter of William and Emma (Roehrs) Benzinger. She spent her formative years near Hoagland. After high school, Marilyn graduated from Ravenscroft Beauty School.

She was married on July 10, 1960, to Delmar Felger.

She owned and operated Marilyn’s Beauty Shop for over 45 years.

Marilyn was a long-time member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lake Township, and was active in many roles there.

She enjoyed her family the most and cherished spending time with her grandchildren.

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 57 years, Delmar Felger of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Janet McQuain of Fort Wayne; a son, Kevin (Linda) Felger of Huntertown; three sisters, Gert Savage, Mildred Nagle and Doris Holmes; three grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Gerhardt Benzinger, Elmer Benzinger, Richard Benzinger and Harold Benzinger; three sisters, Elsie Kiefer, Ruth Gross and Helen Baumgarte.

Calling will take place at St. John's Lutheran, Lake Township, on Monday, March 26, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Calling also one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Services will begin at 11:00 a.m., at St. John's Lutheran, Lake Township, on March 27, 2018.

Burial will follow at Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.

In lieu of flowers please make memorials to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home or St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lake Township.

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Donations may be made to:

Visitiing Nurse and Hospice Home
5910 Homestead Rd, Fort Wayne IN 46814
Tel: 1-260-435-3222

St. John's Lutheran Church--Lake Twp.
7914 West Cook Road, Fort Wayne IN 46818
Tel: 1-260-489-5031

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