Marianna Elsasser, age 72 of Kenton passed away at 9:30 a.m. Monday April
9, 2018 at her residence. She was born on December 14, 1945 in Hardin
County the daughter of the late William and Jeanne (Axline) Ralston. On
December 5, 1965 Marianna married Chris E. Elsasser and he passed away on
October 3, 2003.
She is survived by her children Stephen Elsasser of Kenton and Tracey
(Bill) Howard of Kenton; grandchildren Mike Elsasser of Kenton, Justin
Ropp of Urbana, Will Howard of Kenton, and Matthew Howard of Kenton;
brother William "Bill" (Angie) Ralston of Roundhead; and sisters Marjorie
Gilley of Florida, Margaret (Dennis) Davis of West Virginia, and Charlene
White of Lima. Marianna was preceded in death by her brother David
Marianna was a graduate of the Kenton High School class of 1963. During
her lifetime she worked as a beautician and was a homemaker. She was a
member of the Kenton Epworth United Methodist Church; the Ridgemont Music
Boosters; and the Kenton Ladies of the Moose Lodge #428. She was active
in the Kenton TOPS group. Marianna was known by some people as the cookie
lady and the pie lady at the Moose.
Visitation for Marianna Elsasser will be held from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday April 12, 2018 at the Schindewolf Stout Crates Funeral Home.
Following Marianna's wishes her body will then be cremated and a private
family service will be held at a later date.
Donations in her memory may be made to Heartland Hospice of Marion.
Condolences may be left for the family by visiting stoutcrates.com.