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Marilyn Auman Gau

October 5, 1932 July 7, 2018
Marilyn Auman Gau
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Obituary for Marilyn Auman Gau

BLOOMINGDALE- Marilyn Joan Auman Gau, 85, of Bloomingdale, Indiana passed away at 12:10 pm Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.

She was born October 5, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Elmer Marklewitz and Mary Margaret Larkin Marklewitz.

Her husband of 35 years, originally from Clinton, James Lee Auman, Sr. whom she married March 25, 1952 preceded her in death May 14, 1987.

She graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with an associate degree and worked as a secretary for Child Adult Resource Service (CARS) until she retired and married her second husband, Andrew “Andy” Gau on August 26, 1995 and preceded her in death April 30, 2014 in Nashville, Michigan.

Marilyn was a person who loved to laugh and joke around. She was a member of the Moose lodge in Clinton and Hastings, Michigan. She enjoyed knitting, needlework, crossword puzzles and crafts that she and Andy made with his woodworking and took them to flea markets.

Survivors include four children, Peggy (Lloyd Harper) Auman of Bloomingdale, John (Lisa) Auman of Charlotte, North Carolina, Robert “Bob” (Wendy) Auman of Tega Cay, South Carolina and Paula (Sam) Hall of Mansfield. She was blessed with 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren with two on the way in August.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Jim and Bill Auman and her brother, Tom Marklewitz. Services will be 11:00 am Tuesday, July 10, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville, with the Rev. Greg Robbins officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville. Visitation is from 9:00 am until 11:00 am Tuesday at Gooch Funeral Home.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to the Parke County Community Foundation, PO Box 276, Rockville, IN 47872 in her memory.

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Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, Indiana 47872

Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard St Rockville 47872 Indiana
United States

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