MARIAN M. WHITSEL, 84,MARIAN M. WHITSEL, 84, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Riverbend Healthcare in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born on June 25, 1928 in Schenectady, New York to the late Wayne E. and Viola (Dicus) McKibben. She married Gilbert Whitsel on November 26, 1948. Mrs. Whitsel was a homemaker and co-owner/operator of Whitsel Landscaping. She was a member of Liquid Church.

She is survived by her children, Randy (Mary Beth Carey) Whitsel of Columbus Junction, Iowa, Tim (Dr. Carol) Whitsel of Springfield, Oregon, Ben (Jeanie) Whitsel of Fort Wayne; her sisters, Nancy (Tony) Wilson of Colorado, Pat (Bob) Mansperger of Ohio and Claire (Craig) Walters of Ohio; seven grandchildren; two step grandchildren; two great grandchildren; three step great grandchildren.

A funeral service was at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Liquid Church, 8631 US Highway 27, Fort Wayne, IN 46816 with calling 1 hour prior. Visitation also be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the church. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Association or Liquid Church.

Arrangements by Elzey Patterson Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46809. Please visit to send condolences.

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