Marilyn J. Snellenbarger

April 6, 2022

Marilyn J. Snellenbarger, 89 of rural Frankfort, died April 6, 2022 at her home.  She was born February 9, 1933 in Clinton County, Ind. to the late Frank & Mary (Ruch) Pletch.  She married Charles K. Snellenbarger on November 25, 1951 in Antioch Church and he survives.

Marilyn was a 1951 graduate of Jackson Township High School and was President of her class. Growing up Marilyn enjoyed participating in 4-H, doing sewing projects and showing cattle. She worked at Wesley Manor dining room, Clinton County Chamber of Commerce and Jackson Elementary School, where she was a secretary and teachers’ aide.  She was a member of the Antioch Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years and was active in Women’s Fellowship.  Marilyn enjoyed sewing, quilting, and spending time with her family.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2022 at the funeral home. Burial will in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Antioch Church, 4625 S. State Road 39, Frankfort, IN 46041.

Survived by:

her husband: Charles Snellenbarger of rural Frankfort, son: Phil (Maribeth) Snellenbarger of rural Frankfort, daughter: Lisa (Bill) Terry of Brazil, Ind., 4 brothers: Max Pletch, Fred Pletch, Bill (Sheryl) Pletch all of Frankfort and John Pletch of Lafayette, sister: Jacquelyn Williams of Frankfort, 7 grandchildren: Aaron (Tara) Snellenbarger, Kayla (Shane) Greeno, Kelly (Fiancé Bonnie) Snellenbarger, Jacob (Betsy) Terry, Clint Terry, Luke (Kelsey) Terry, and Bennett Terry, and 3 great-grandchildren: Kyler Snellenbarger, Kallen Greeno and Jack Terry.

Preceded by:

her parents, sister-in-law, Zillah Pletch, sister-in-law, Lynnette Pletch and brother-in-law, Fred Williams.


Leave your Condolences

12 Condolences for “Marilyn J. Snellenbarger”

  1. Linda Hinshaw April 7, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    Marilyn, (pookie), as I knew her was a loving, gentle and kind woman. My condolences to Charles, Phil, Lisa and families for your loss.
    Much love,

    Linda (Smith) Hinshaw

  2. Thomas Fickle April 7, 2022 at 9:15 pm


    I am sorry for the loss of your mother. I am sending prayers for strength and comfort.

  3. Kenny Wright April 7, 2022 at 10:31 pm

    Charles, Lisa, Phil,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Marilyn was a very sweet person. We all had some good times together. She will be missed by ever one that knew her. I will be thinking of all of you Monday.

    Kenny Wright, Florida

  4. Donna Slipher April 8, 2022 at 12:52 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. God be with your family.

  5. Nikki Malloy April 8, 2022 at 1:52 pm

    Aunt Marilyn was such a kind aunt I will miss her and will never forget how she would roll her eyes at Uncle Charles and shake her head when he’d say something funny! Will continue praying for all of you, you are in my thoughts

  6. Russell and Susan Kaspar April 8, 2022 at 2:29 pm

    Thoughts for your entire family. She left a legacy in the family surrounding her love.

  7. Fred Heavilon Jr April 8, 2022 at 4:50 pm

    Thoughts and prayers for Mrs. Snellenbarger’s family and friends.

  8. Penny Brewer Boots April 8, 2022 at 5:42 pm

    Lisa, so very sorry for the loss of your mother. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Prayers.

  9. Ron & Erilda Coleman April 9, 2022 at 10:48 am

    Dearest Charlie & family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of you beloved Marilyn. She will be dearly missed. May God wrap His loving arms around each of you & bring comfort & strength. Sending prayers heavenward. God Bless – Ron & Erilda – Foley, AL

  10. Carol and Kevin Hamilton April 9, 2022 at 3:05 pm

    We are so sorry to see Marilyn has passed. I will always remember the fun times at Euchre Club. I can still hear her saying, “Oh Charles.” Our best to all of you. Kevin and Carol

  11. Ben Stillwell April 12, 2022 at 4:22 pm

    I just saw this on Clinton County Daily News and want to offer my prayers for you Phil and all in the family. God grant you all great memories.

  12. Joy Neal April 24, 2022 at 6:56 pm

    Charles, Phil, and Lisa, sending you condolences and hugs. Marilyn was a beautiful soul.

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