Marjorie L. Nellans

June 16, 1927 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 90)

Marjorie Louise Nellans, 90, of Mishawaka, passed away Thursday evening, March 8, 2018, at Waterford Senior Living.

  Marjorie, known to many as Marge or Margie, was born June 16, 1927 in Mishawaka, a daughter of the late August and Barbara (Bach) Eberhardt. She was a 1945 graduate of Mishawaka High School.

  Marge married Robert L. Nellans, her high school sweetheart, on October 4, 1947 in St. Monica Catholic Church, Mishawaka. The couple made Mishawaka their home.

  Marge was a homemaker and at one time was a secretary for the AM Todd Mint Company. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mishawaka. Marge enjoyed playing bingo and cards. Over the years she enjoyed traveling and spending time at their lake cottage at Lake of the Woods near Bremen as well as winters in Florida.

  Marge is survived by her two sons, Kenneth (Linda) Nellans of South Bend and David (Peggy) Nellans of Mishawaka; four grandchildren, Nathan (Tara Jo) Nellans, Kelly (Mitch) Molenda, Nancy (Scott Way) Nellans and Gail Nellans; and two great grandchildren, Lincoln and Mason Molenda.

  Marge was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Bob; a son, John Nellans; sisters, Ellen Eberhardt, Bernice Dewald, Mildred Bordner, Mary Ross and Harriett Powell; and brothers, Lawrence, Raymond, Wilbur and Robert Eberhardt.

  Marge’s family would like to thank the wonderful staff at The Waterford as well as Heart to Heart Hospice, Home Instead and Larry McDonald for loving care she received .

  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, March 13, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 225 S. Mill Street, Mishawaka, with Rev. Christopher Lapp officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola.

  Visitation will be from 10:30 am to 12 noon on Tuesday in Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, 503 W. 3rd Street, Mishawaka.

  Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church.


Donations may be made to:

St. Joseph Catholic Church
225 S. Mill Street, Mishawaka IN 46544

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