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The Fairfax Soni's “12/11/18To the Alvather Family,I have fond childhood memories of spending time with your family while visiting my grandmother for whom you so...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Marsha Soni - Fairfax, VA

“I was very sad to learn of Marilyn's passing. As a neighbor and relative, a person couldn't have asked for a sweeter soul. May good memories help you...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Gayla Mcmurray - Fort Wayne, IN

“She will be missed. She was a great friend. Our condolences to those who loved her. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Rex and Barbara Roberson - OH

“Very blessed to know the Alvather family. Condolences, on your loss. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Gregory Hill - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Debi and Cheri,so many fun memories of being in your home when we were growing up.You were blessed to have such loving parents.Love to the...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest in Peace Mrs. Alvather ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: tony lockhart - PORT ORANGE, FL

“Reggie and I are so sorry and very sad at the lost of this sweet kind woman. And send our deepest thoughts and love for the family who loved her. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Reggie and Cathy Chilcote - IN


Marilyn June Alvather, 88, has ended her earthly walk and joined her Lord Jesus Christ in heaven for her eternal life. She was welcomed into Heaven on November. 25th 2018.

Marilyn was born on June 30th 1930 to her parents Ellen and Royce Rider. She married the love of her life Donald Louis Alvather on Christmas Day 1951. Together they shared life and love for 66 years. They raised two precious daughters, Debra Lamson (Craig) and Cheryl Alvather whom Marilyn cherished. Marilyn had two grandchildren, Alex Mahlan (Pooja) and Jessica Mahlan, and great granddaughter Ariana Mahlan.

Marilyn was blessed to have a family of loving brothers and sisters. Robert Rider (Janet), Dottie Cummings (Vernon) and Sister-in-Law Rita Rider. Marilyn was proceeded in passing by sisters Eva (Max) Lydy, Evelyn (Paul) Bradbury, Betty (Don) Warren, Mary (Harvey) Mason and brothers Homer Rider and Harold (Eleanor) Rider.

Marilyn's greatest joy in life was being a wife and a mother. She enjoyed camping with Don, her children and grandchildren. She cherished her time Square dancing with her husband, and she was devoted to her church. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and many friends.

Please join with us for a viewing and celebration of her life at County Line Church of God, 7716 N. County Line Rd. E Auburn, IN, on Friday November 30th, 2018 from 1-3:30 pm and 5-7:30 pm. A service of remembrance will be held at 10 am on Saturday December 1, 2018 at County Line Church, officiated by Pastor Stuart Kruse, followed by Marilyn's internment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Fort Wayne Indiana.

Please send flowers to: County Line Church of God Or donations in lieu of flowers in her name to the County Line Church of God Ministries. Arrangements entrusted to D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home.