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Marcella R. Tornow

December 29, 1928 March 7, 2019
Marcella R. Tornow
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Obituary for Marcella R. Tornow

Marcella R. Tornow, age 90, of Genoa and formerly of Walbridge, OH, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Genoa Care Center with her sons at her his side. She was born December 29, 1928 in Pemberville, OH to Henry and Esther (Ernsthausen) Oehmke. On February 13, 1951 she married Russell F. Tornow in Angola, IN. Marcella and Russ raised two sons and celebrated over 67 years of marriage together before Russ passed in September of 2018. In addition to taking care of a family, early in her working life Marcella had been a beautician and was partners with her sister in Marlo Beauty Salon. She later was a Bank Teller with Exchange Bank in Luckey 30 years, retiring in 1999. While maintaining a home, family and career, Marcella was also the bookkeeper for her husband’s service station businesses. She was proud to have been a volunteer at Bay Park Hospital for 10+ years. Her memberships included Zion Lutheran Church in Latcha; she enjoyed gardening, playing bingo, quilting and knitting which included knitting numerous hats each year at Christmas time for the Angel Tree. However, it was her family, her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren that remained the greatest source of her joy.

Marcella is survived by her sons: Kevin (Clara) Tornow of Temperance, MI, and Mark (Pam) Tornow of Elmore, OH, grandchildren: Andrew Tornow, Sara Tornow, Nichole “Nicci” Seem, Laura Tornow, and Christopher Tornow, step grandchildren: Erik (Adrienne) Sheline and Eryn (Ben) Bonnough, Brandy (Matthew) Bushroe, Mariah (Jon) Collins, great-granddaughter: Kennedy, step great-grandchildren: Michael, Austin, Brittany, London and sister: Alethea Michel. In addition to her husband Russ, Marcella was preceded in death by her parents, sisters: Eunice Snyder, Lois Simmons, brothers: Donald Oehmke and Dale Oehmke.

Family and friends will be received 3-8 p.m., Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Marsh & Marsteller Funeral Home, 110 Main Street, Luckey, OH. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019 from Zion Lutheran Church (Latcha), 26535 Pemberville Road, Perrysburg, OH. There will be an additional time of visitation from 10 a.m. until time of service. Officiating will be Rev. Steve Bull. Interment will be in Lake Township Cemetery, Millbury, OH. There will be a bereavement luncheon served in church fellowship hall immediately following the cemetery committal service. Memorials may take the form of contributions to: Zion Lutheran Church. Those wishing to express a word of encouragement, share a memory or photo may do so at www.marshfuneralhomes.com


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Visitation

Friday

15

Mar

3:00 PM 3/15/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
Marsh & Marsteller Funeral Home Luckey

110 W Main St
Luckey, Oh 43443

Marsh & Marsteller Funeral Home Luckey
110 W Main St Luckey 43443 Oh
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Mar

11:00 AM 3/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church - Latcha

26535 Pemberville Road
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

There will be an additional time of visitation at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. The Rev. Steve Bull will be officiating.

Zion Lutheran Church - Latcha
26535 Pemberville Road Perrysburg 43551 Ohio
United States

Luncheon

Saturday

16

Mar

12:30 PM 3/16/2019 12:30:00 PM
Zion Lutheran Church - Latcha

26535 Pemberville Road
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

There will be a bereavement luncheon served back in the church fellowship hall immediately following the cemetery committal service

Zion Lutheran Church - Latcha
26535 Pemberville Road Perrysburg 43551 Ohio
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lake Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

3550 Walbridge Rd.
Millbury, ohio 43447

3550 Walbridge Rd. Millbury 43447 ohio
United States

Memorial Contribution

Zion Lutheran Church - Latcha

26535 Pemberville Road
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
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