Marion Gingerich, 64, of Arthur, IL passed away at 3:45 P.M. on Friday, October 7, 2022, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, October 10, 2022, at the HCK West Building, one mile South of Arthur, IL. Bishop Larry Diener will officiate. Burial will be in the Otto Cemetery in rural Arthur, IL. Visitation will be held anytime after 1:00 P.M. on Saturday and anytime after 10:00 A.M. on Sunday. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Marion was born on March 2, 1958, in Tuscola, IL, a son of Merle and Minnie (Yutzy) Gingerich. He married Sovilla Helmuth on May 2, 1978, in rural Arthur, IL. They lived in Holy Matrimony for 44 years. To this union were born four sons and three daughters. Duane (Rose Jess) of Goshen, IN, Lavon (Amanda Miller) of Goshen, IN, Martha (Gerald Schrock) Millersburg, IN, Brandon-Deceased, Kristianna (LaWayne Hochstetler) of Arcola, IL, Daryl (Kathryn Schrock) of Goshen, IN and Jennifer (Jake Schrock) of White Pigeon, MI. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren: four brother, Leonard of Phoenix, AZ, Ira (Elsie Jess) of Arthur, IL, Paul (Carolyn Chupp) of Atwood, IL, and Phillip (Elaine Kauffman) of Millersburg, IN, and two sisters, Laura (Dave Miller) of Russellville, KY and Fannie (Steve Kauffman) of Arthur, IL.
He was preceded in death by a son, Brandon, grandsons, Bryson and Jay, his parents, Merle and Minnie and his stepmother Lizzie.
Marion was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.