Marilyn J. (Fireoved) Grauer
Marilyn J. (Fireoved) Grauer, 81, of Shelby and most recently of Leawood, Kansas died Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Leawood.
Marilyn was born October 23, 1928 in Shelby the daughter of the late Landis R. and Marie C. (Brock) Fireoved. She graduated in 1946 from Shelby High School. Following graduation, she was employed at the Ohio Seamless Tube Company. In 1949 she married Fred Grauer and worked along side him in the trucking and farming business for many years.
Marilyn was an active member of the First Lutheran Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, MOM Mothers League, Shelby Hospital Guild – where she had been president, and was a founding member of the Shelby Country Club. She had been the secretary of the Richland County American Cancer Society and treasurer of the Shelby Democratic Club. Marilyn was an avid Shelby Whippet and loved attending all Shelby sporting events. She also enjoyed watching Ohio State Football. Marilyn took great pleasure in visiting with her family, having a cup of coffee with long time friends, or playing golf and bridge.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Jeanne and Andy Alingh of Leawood, KS; 2 grandsons: Drew Alingh and Ben Alingh both of Leawood, KS; a sister and her husband: Lou Ellen and Darwin Sampsel of Shelby; 2 sisters-in-law: Catherine Spangler and Betty Loveland both of Shelby; a brother-in-law: Albert Grauer of Bath, OH; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Fred Grauer in 1987, 2 brothers, John Fireoved and Robert Fireoved and his wife Molly Fireoved.
Friends may call on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10:30 AM at First Lutheran Church with Rev. Steven C. Bond officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to First Lutheran Church. On-line condolences may be made at
The family wishes to express special thanks to Sunrise Assisted Living Center and Continua Hospice for their loving care and support.