Marilyn “Jeannie” J. Ashley, 75, of Republic, OH passed away on November 19, 2018 at the Bellevue Hospital. She was born on July 31, 1943 in Fremont, OH, the daughter of Carl and Ruth “Genny” (Bower) Krauss. She was 1961 graduate of Clyde High School.
Jeannie married Martin Ashley on December 12, 1992 in Columbus, OH and he survives. She worked at Croghan Colonial Bank in Green Springs, OH for many years. She then worked at various banks in the area and at Pschtecin Public Schools. Jeannie was an avid sports fan, especially the Cleveland Indians and Michigan State Basketball and Football teams. She was always the life of the party and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Jeannie is survived by her husband, Martin Ashley, Republic; children, Mark (Deb) Messecar, Fremont, Todd (Jackie Larkins) Messecar, Green Springs, Jenny (Donald) Wilbur, Vickery; step-children, Timothy Ashley, Todd Ashley and Tom (Laurie) Ashley all of Columbus, OH and Tracy Tate, Nashville, TN; siblings, Judy (Rodger Price) Downey, Green Spring and Carol (Terry) Dick, New Bremen, OH, eleven grandchildren, three great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, November 24, 2018 from Noon to 3:00 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 3:00 p.m. at Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 211 N. Broadway St., Green Springs, OH 44836.
Memorials: St Paul Lutheran Church, 147 W Forest St, Clyde, OH 43410