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“Close your eyes in peace, Marilyn. Any see dream will do. ”
1 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“May you Rest in Peace Marilyn. Prayers to your family. ”
2 of 26 | Posted by: Yvonne Walters Murphy - IN

“Our thoughts & prayers are with you. GOD BLESS -- Ray & Jeneva Giant ”
3 of 26 | Posted by: Ray & Jeneva Giant - Larwill, IN

“Our deepest condolence. ”
4 of 26 | Posted by: Jeff & Terri Wooley - Huntington, IN

“Marilyn, To my very sweet, beautiful special friend, I will miss our good mornings and goodnights and everything in between and what could of been....Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Brian Butler - Fort Wayne, IN

“Bob and I send our deepest condolences to you and your family. Marilyn is at peace and in our Lords loving arms. She will forever be looking down on...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Deborah Boylan - Churubusco, IN

“Dear Marilyn i am so sorry i cant be there to say goodbye. ive never liked the word good bye any ways. you and i always said see you later. you are...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: angel tuttle - fort wayne, IN

“Pat and Ellis please except Wayne Ithier and Tammy Maness condolences....we will keep you in our prayers... ”
8 of 26 | Posted by: Tammy Maness - Fort Wayne, IN

“Brother Ellis, Please accept my sympathies at the loss of your daughter. I trust you and your family can take comfort in the many memories and also...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Steve Bates - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am so very sorry to see this wonderful lady absent fro our lives. I do know that she was loved by so many. Rest in Paradise Marilyn.....You will be...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Laurie LaRue Bills - IN - Friend

“Ashley,I am so sorry for your loss. You and Miyah are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: Heather Hicks - New Haven, IN

“Dear Pat and Ellis, we are sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter.We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.Mike & Connie ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Mike Baker - Fremont, IN - Friend

“Larry and Cindy, I'm lifting you and your family to the Lord in prayer. Only Jesus knows your pain and only HE is able to heal it. I love you. ”
13 of 26 | Posted by: Anita Payton - Fort Wayne, IN

“Pat and Ellis, my thoughts and prayers are with you still. May you find peace and strength through your faith in the Lord. Your beautiful Marilyn is...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Dave and Myra Huff - Squires, MO

“I don't even know where to start...Marilyn will be missed more than ever here at Big G's. Her smile lit up the room and she always brightened...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Gary and Heather Parrett - IN

“Marilyn always lite up the room with her smile and personality. I always loved catching up on life with her whenever we seen each other. May The Lord...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Joan Smith - Ft Wayne, IN

“My niece was a wonderful lady. Marilyn was loved by everyone. I will always remember her smile. It was sad day when we had to say good by. Marilyn...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Ron Ryan - Fort Wayne, IN

“R.I.P marilyn u fought to the end u where a trooper never gave up,I will miss u love u ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: Kristine Alkhuzaie/frane - IN

“Forever in my heart - love you! ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Teresa Bills - Columbia City, IN

“She will be missed by many.Prayers for the family ”
20 of 26 | Posted by: Kevin & Stacey Gorski - IN

“May god bring u many blessings in you're time of sorrow. ”
21 of 26 | Posted by: Jeanette Strieby - Tucson, AZ

“WITH ALL MY LOVE ”
22 of 26 | Posted by: JD SMITH - FT WAYNE, IN

“Prayers are sent to the family and friends of Marilyn. I just spoke to her a couple months ago about this awful disease, my 2 sisters suffered from...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Peggy Hedrick - Decatur, IN


24 of 26 | Posted by: Julie Johnson - friend

“My thoughts are with you. ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Kassandra Ringler

“Ellis & Pat - words cannot express how much we grieve for your loss. Marilyn is rejoicing in her heavenly home, but we are praying for God to give...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Brett & Karen Kippert - IN


Marilyn J. Ryan, 51, of Fort Wayne passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 after a long struggle with Lung Cancer. Marilyn was employed at Big G's in Columbia City, Indiana for 12 years. She loved her job and all the people. She often talked about their kindness and how much she missed everyone. Her family was her life and she loved them unconditionally. She had such a fun loving, kind and generous heart, giving to others even if she had to do without. Marilyn had a unique way to make people smile and feel loved. Her new journey takes her to a wonderful place with no pain and sorrow and leaves all of us with the knowledge that we were all truly loved by her. The Lord has welcomed her home after a long and hard battle. Surviving are her parents Ellis and Patricia Ryan, daughter Ashley Smith and granddaughter Miyah Gilbert all of Fort Wayne. Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd with calling one hour prior. Calling will be Monday, May 1, 2017 at the funeral homne from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Parkview Hospice of Shriners Hospitals for Children.