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Marilyn Picklesimer

Marilyn J. Picklesimer, 83, of Upper Sandusky, passed away on Jan. 1, 2021, at 11:30 p.m. at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Upper Sandusky.
Marilyn was born on March 18, 1937, in Upper Sandusky, to Ernest and Mildred (Kissling) Dillon. She was first married to Jim Shafer of Camdenton, Mo. She later married Max Picklesimer on July 2, 1988 and he survives.
She is survived by her brother, LaVerne Dillon of Gahanna, daughter, Kelly Shafer of Marion; along with Max’s daughters, Tammy Black of Fremont and Tracy Vent of Eaton; two grand-children, Laniesa Shafer of Chicago, Ill. and Eric Shafer of Columbus.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Pamela Shafer; and a son, Jeffrey Shafer.
She was a 1955 graduate of Upper Sandusky High School and went on to attend the Columbus Business College.
Marilyn was an administrative assistant, having worked at the Wyandot County Commissioners Office, United Church Homes and Angeline School of Opportunity in Upper Sandusky. She along with her husband, Max, owned and operated Carey Printing for many years.
She was a member of Trinity Evangelical United Methodist Church where she took part with the Pairs and Spares Sunday School Class.
For hobbies she enjoyed shopping, traveling, reading mystery novels and watching sports.
Funeral services for Marilyn J. Picklesimer will be held on Saturday, Jan. 9, at 1 p.m. at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Stauffer and Steve Sturgeon officiating. Burial will follow at Old Mission Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held one hour before the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Angeline School of Opportunity or the Wyandot County Home Activities Fund and can be sent to Lucas-Batton Funeral Home,  476 S. Sandusky Avenue, Upper Sandusky, OH  43351.
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