Marilyn Jo Einhaus (nee: Ricke)

March 12, 2014

Einhaus frosted edgesMarilyn Jo Einhaus (nee:  Ricke), age 75 of Batesville formerly of Napoleon, IN, passed away on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Margaret Mary Health Center in Batesville, IN.  Born September 8, 1938 in Greensburg, IN she was the daughter of Leo and Luella (Buell) Ricke.

Marilyn married Randolph Einhaus on April 24, 1982 in Greensburg, IN.  The homemaker was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Napoleon, IN and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Batesville.

Marilyn loved life with an exuberant sense of humor. She truly celebrated life. The love she felt for her family and friends was evident. Her last days were filled with peace and a strong unwavering faith. She treated those last moments as true gifts from God, expressing a witness and love to each of her family members. Marilyn’s zest for life and love will be remembered by so many people. She will be missed.

Survivors include her loving husband, Randolph; her daughters and their husbands, Pamela (Randal) Cooper, Janet (Ed) Hodson, Christie (John) Clark and son Mark Campbell; her step children Liconda (Jerry) Stutler, Jacqueline (Jerry) Robinson and Randolph (Mary) Einhaus Jr.; 20 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; plus her siblings Paul & Steve Ricke and Mary Louise Overman.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers Howard, Maurice Dale, Lowell Eugene, John Richard, Robert Lee and William Ricke, and three sisters Betty King, Lois Ralston and Deloris Robins along with a great granddaughter.

Visitation will be Friday, March 14, 2014 from 4-8pm at Meyers Funeral Home.  Funeral Services will be 10:00am on Saturday, March 15th at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville, IN with burial to follow in St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery, Napoleon, IN.

Memorials may be given to Margaret Mary Hospice or to St. John Lutheran Church in Napoleon.   To send flowers or condolences online see

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