Monday, March 18th, 2013
Marilyn Jean Weatherholt, 70, Elkhart, Ind., died March 16, 2013, in her home.
She was born March 9, 1943, in Kankakee, Ill., to Robert and Harriett Johnson Case, who are deceased. She married Ralph Galen Weatherholt on Feb. 13, 1960, and he died Dec. 12, 2012.
Surviving are three sons, Lonnie (Denise) of Elkhart, Ind., Ronnie (Amy) of Goshen, Ind., and Donnie (Kristen) of Osceola, Ind.; two daughters, Bonnie (Vince) Nickerson of Titusville, Fla., and Connie (Aaron) Ebenroth of Goshen, Ind.; 11 grandchildren, Tiffany, Marc, Derek, Andrew, Rachelle, James, Ashley, Nick, Breanna, Morgan and Drake; five step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Jerry (Jane) Case of Bluffton, Ind.; a sister, Barbara (Rodney) Bailey of Louisville, Ky.; and a half-sister, Candace (Eric) DeHaven of Tampa, Fla.
Also deceased is a brother, Tom Case.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Bristol American Legion Auxiliary. She was on the original board of directors for the Concord Little League and was one of the first girls' softball little league coaches. Marilyn was a constant presence at her children's, grandchildren's and great-grandchildren's school and church activities. She was everyone's cook.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Thursday at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart, Ind., where a celebration of life will be at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be given to Victory Junction, an organization for children with chronic medical conditions.
Condolences may be left at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com.