In memory of
Marilyn Jean Tilus MANSFIELD: Marilyn Jean Tilus, 81, of Mansfield, passed away Friday morning, February 10, 2017, at Shelby Pointe. She was born April 30, 1935, in Shelby, Ohio, to the late Clifford Johns and Dorothy G. (Hartz) Johns. Marilyn was very crafty and especially enjoyed making personalized sweatshirts and sewing. She found great pleasure in honing her culinary skills and had a green thumb when it came to growing beautiful flowers. Marilyn had a soft spot for dogs, but liked the boxer breed best. She is survived by her loving husband, Carl Tilus; two daughters, Nancy (Tim) Ney of Mansfield, and Terri Prescott of Columbia, PA; three step daughters, Diane Tilus of Columbus, OH, Karlen (Ken) Burton of Guymon, OK, and Nikki (Jim) Brown of Columbus; numerous grandchildren and step grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pauline Hoyda of Shelby. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and Robert Johns. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday, February 13, 2017, at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 100 S. Lexington-Springmill Road. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Donald Kuntz of First United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park. Words of comfort may be expressed at www.wappner.com
View Full Obituary ›
Express Your Condolences By Sending Funeral Flowers.
All arrangements are locally delivered to Wappner Funeral Directors & Crematory by a local Ontario, OH florist.