Marilyn Joan Smith (Shoup) Lawrence

October 17, 1937 ~ April 1, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Marilyn Lawrence Obituary

Marilyn Joan Smith Lawrence, 86, of Angola, Indiana, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024, at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Angola, Indiana.

Marilyn was born on October 17, 1937, in Coldwater, Michigan to Roy and Pauline (Kope) Shoup.  She graduated from Flint High School in 1956 and attended Olivet Nazarene College.

On September 5, 1958, she married Harold J. Smith.

Marilyn worked at Simley Corporation for many years and then retired from Gettig Engineering & Manufacturing Company in Angola, Indiana.

She was a member of Gateway Church, Angola, Indiana and also a member of the Cameron Hospital Auxiliary.

Surviving is her son, Richard A. (Brenda) Smith of Angola, Indiana and sister, Carolyn Jordan of Columbia City, Indiana.  Also surviving are 5 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Harold J. Smith in 1999 and Russell Lawrence in 2013 and her son, Roger A. Smith in 2021.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM on Monday, April 8, 2024, at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with Rev. Bob Baker officiating.

Visitation will be 1-3 PM, Sunday, April 7, 2024, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations in Marilyn’s memory may be made to Gateway Church for Children’s Ministries.

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April 7, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Funeral Service
April 8, 2024

11:00 AM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Burial will be immediately following the service

Flint Cemetery

Flint, IN


Gateway Church for Children's Ministries
255 N. Gerald Lett Ave., Angola IN 46703


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