Rose Marie Chrisman, age 83, of Edon, Ohio, died at 4:50 A.M. on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a brief illness. Mrs. Chrisman attended Metz High School and was a homemaker, devoted wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed the time she spent with her family. She was a lifelong member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Edon, where she was a member of the Women of the Church. Also she was an avid card player and fan of the New York Yankees, the Purdue Boilermakers and George Jones.
Rose Marie Chrisman was born on March 31, 1930, near Hamilton, Indiana, the daughter of Kyle and Joye (Gipple) Aldrich. She married Wayne I. Chrisman on January 18, 1947, in Angola, Indiana, and he survives.
Also surviving are her children, Gary (Jan) Chrisman, of Edon, Diane (Rex) Hale, of Findlay, Ohio, Christy (Dale) Bryant, of Bryan, Ohio, Gregory (Tammy) Chrisman, of Edon, and Dawn (Pat) Bakies, of Carey, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Roderick (Cara) Wood, Matthew (Lisa) Wood, Travis (Sarah) Wood, Cody (Britni) Chrisman, Brian (Emmy) Schuller, Roxanne Schuller, Billie MaArouf, Amanda Chrisman and Kaitlin Chrisman; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Owen Aldrich, and one sister, Leota Gearhart.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 204 West Indiana Street, Edon. Services will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. in St. Peter Lutheran Church with Pastor Roger Marlow and Pastor Larry Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Edon Cemetery.
Memorials are requested to St. Peter Lutheran Church in Edon.