Marlene (Grieshaber) Crissinger

January 13, 1966 ~ May 20, 2021 (age 55)


Marlene Crissinger, age 55, of Van Wert, died at her daughter's residence at 12:55 PM Thursday, May 20, 2021 surrounded by those who loved her.  She was born January 13, 1966 the daughter of the late Joseph B. and Roxie (Routt) Grieshaber.  She Married Tim Crissinger Dec. 14, 2005 who  preceded her in death.

Marlene worked as a care giver for many people.  She enjoyed playing bingo, going on car rides around town, and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.  She loved to have cookouts with her family, spending time with her daughter Tarra and granddaughters.

Survivors include one daughter Tarra (Shane) Waltmire of Van Wert.  Three granddaughters Courtney (Cody Cunningham) Waltmire of Convoy, Saige and Addison Waltmire of Van Wert.  Four step-children, Shawn (Krystal) and Crystal Crissinger of Marion, Ohio, Mark and Dustin Hiser of Lima, Ohio.  Two brothers Ronnie "Whitey" (Kendra) Grieshaber and Tommie (Rhonda) Grieshaber.  Five sisters Marcia (Roger) Dangler, Jean Ann Spencer, Wanda (Larry) Longwell all of Van Wert, Debra Wright of Lima, Ohio and Mary Jacobs of Fordyce, Arkansas. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Roxie Grieshaber, brothers Kim Snyder, Tony and Bob Grieshaber.  Fiance Mark Hiser, Sr.; nephews Justin L. Snyder and Eric G. Hammond, one niece Linda Grieshaber, and lastly one grandchild.  

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 noon Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Brickner Funeral Home with Rev. Lance Hostetler officiating.  Friends may also call Tuesday, May 25 at Brickner Funeral Home from 2 - 8 PM.  

Preferred Memorials are to her daughter Tarra Waltmire to assist with Funeral Services.

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Funeral Service
May 26, 2021

12:00 PM
Brickner Funeral Home
419 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH, OH 45891

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