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“Jane: I am so sorry to hear about your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of your family. You're a strong group. You'll get...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Donna (Bensman) Smith

“So sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. She was certainly a wonderful lady and we will miss her. Ed and all of the family will be in our prayers...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Eunice Ernst - Minster, OH

“I will always treasure the years that I worked with Marilyn at the Cornerstone Shop! I am so thankful for the recent conversation we had where we...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Lochtefeld - New Bremen, OH

“The Staff at The Cornerstone Shop will always remember Marilyn for her wise, caring ways. What a woman of dignity, grace, and compassion. She lived...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Angie Topp

“Our thoughts and prayers to the Ahrns family on the loss of Marilyn. May God bless her and her family, grant them peace and heal their sorrow. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: John and Carol Huelsman - FL

“My deepest sympathies for your loss. You are in my thoughts and especially my prayers. Rest in peace Marilyn ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Julie (Wuebker) Heuing - OH

“God Speed I remember all the wonderful Easter gatherings at the Ahrn's homestead. The Easter egg hunts,card games and the joy of coming together...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Peg and Steve Flower and family - CT

“To the Ahrns Family - I am so sorry and saddened by the loss of Marilyn. She was always so kind to me and always talked with me at church. I will...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Amy Noykos - Minster, OH

“On behalf of Grand Lake Hospice our condolences go out to the Ahrns family. Marilyn was such a sweet, passionate and faith-filled woman of God. Her...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Rev. Joshua Andrews - St. Marys, OH


Marilyn J. Ahrns age 77 of 117 E. Third St. Minster, OH, died Friday August 30, 2013 at 6:40 AM at her residence. She was born June 12, 1936 in Greenville, OH to Robert & Estella (Hoying) Bohman, they preceded her in death. She was married on May 12, 1956 in Osgood, OH to Edward C. Ahrns he survives along with their children Jeffrey & Debbie Ahrns of Minster, Ron & Mien Ahrns of Midland, MI and Jane & Jim Steinemann of Minster. Eight grandchildren Alyson, Caleb, Sara, Eric, Julia, Michelle, Maria and John and great granddaughter, Lydia Joan. Marilyn is also survived by her siblings Suzie & Ken Hegemann of St. Marys, Martha & Tony Albers of Minster, Jerry & Eileen Bohman of Chickasaw and Brother Tom Bohman of Columbus. Her in-laws include Jim Ahrns, Dick & Janice Ahrns and a sister-in-law Bonnie Ahrns all of Minster. Deceased in-laws include John Ahrns & infant Helen Ahrns. Marilyn was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church Minster, Church Funeral Choir, Mission Commission and she was a volunteer for Joint Township Hospital, Grand Lake Hospice, The Retreat House and The Relic Chapel. She made many rosaries and prayer cloths and enjoyed bike riding and playing bridge. She was employed for 30 years as cook at Minster Elementary School and part time at The Cornerstone Shop in New Bremen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday Sept. 3, 2013 at St. Augustine Church, Rev. Rick Nieberding Officiating. Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends may call from 1:00 PM until 6:00 PM Monday and 9:00 AM until 9:30 AM Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster. Memorials may be made to Grand Lake Hospice. Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.