Marilyn S. Freeland, age 77, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 9:20 am, in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  She was born August 31, 1943 in Celina to the late Lawrence and Helen (Spriggs) Petrie.  On February 16, 1962 she married Ronald C. Freeland, and he preceded her in death on January 18, 2018.


Survivors include a daughter, Tammy (Jeff) Pontsler, Rockford, Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Lynne Freeland, Van Wert, Ohio; grandchildren, Scott and Stephen Pontsler, and Alexa and Katlyn Freeland; and great grandchildren, Greyson, Gavin, and Paxton Pontsler.  


She is also preceded in death by a son, Anthony Freeland; and a brother, Jim Petrie.


Marilyn was a 1962 graduate of Celina Senior High School.  She retired from Celina City Schools as a cafeteria aide after 30 years of service.


She was an active member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Celina.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and friend.  


Private graveside services will be held at Swamp College Cemetery in Celina.


Memorial contributions can be made to the EverHeart Hospice of Coldwater.


Cisco Funeral Homes are honored to care for Marilyn and her family.

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