CONTINENTAL — Marilyn Jeanette (Schubert) Smith, 82, passed away July 7, 2019, at The Meadows of Ottawa.

She was born to the late Olin and Kathryn (Hill) Schubert. She married Kenneth Ray Smith, Continental, Ohio, on June 18, 1955, who died in 2002.

She is survived by six children, Allen (Rose) Smith of Continental, Larry (Juanita) Smith of Ottawa, Amy Smith of Indianapolis, Ind., Cynthia (Richard) Lenhart of Wapakoneta, Charlene (Ed) Johnson of Kunkle, and Darlene (Dean) Kaufman of Ottawa, 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a sister, Loretta (Don) Wight of Madison, Ala.; sister-in-law, Kathy (Don) Steiner of Pandora; brother-in-law, Harry Gray of Paulding; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Jack and Gene Schubert; and sisters-in-law, June Schubert, Norma Jean Schubert, Donna Gray and Ruth (Don) Boday.

Marilyn attended both Continental and Ayersville High School, and graduated in 1955 from Ayersville. She had many fond memories of those days. She enjoyed driving tractor, crafts, collecting salt and pepper shakers, decorating cakes, genealogy, and time with family at school sporting events and gatherings.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Continental, with Rev. James States officiating. Burial will follow in North Mount Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. and again from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday at Heitmeyer Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Continental Library or charity of your choice. Online condolences maybe expressed at

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