Obituary for Marianne Fink

Written by on March 9, 2023

Marianne Fink, 78 of Kenton, passed away at midnight on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at Marion General Hospital  She was born in Dayton on November 18, 1944 to the late Robert Edwin and Ethel Elizabeth (Secrest) Neal.  On January 8, 1965, she married Michael A. Fink and he survives in Kenton.  

Marianne is also survived by her children: Tony (Kim) Fink of Zanesfield, Julie (Kervin) Fultz of Kenton and Jessica (Thomas) Gibson of Kenton; grandchildren: TJ Fink of Zanesfield, Mitchell Fink of Maumee, Daniel Fink (Devyn) of Huber Heights, Jade Fultz of Huber Heights, Miranda, Jenna and Kendyl Gibson of Kenton, great-granddaughter, Isla Fink; siblings: Joe (Peg) Neal of Kenton, Mike Neal of Asheboro, NC and Melanie Kindell of Kenton.  She was preceded in death by her sisters: Carol Laur and Rachel Junie Neal. 

Marianne enjoyed reading, antiquing, gardening, sewing, tole painting, playing bingo and slots.  She was a fan of the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Most of all, Marianne enjoyed spending time with her family.  

Donations in Marianne’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association.

Visitation will be held from 1pm-4pm on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME and one hour (10-11am) prior to the funeral service on Monday.  Funeral services will be held at 11am on Monday, March 13, 2023 at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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