Mary Ellen Melnarik

  • BORN: September 22, 1937
  • DIED: May 10, 2017
  • LOCATION: Noblesville, Indiana


Mary Ellen Melnarik, age 79, of Noblesville, IN died May 10, 2017 at Maple Park Village at Westfield, IN.

She was born September 22, 1937 at Pierson, Iowa to Gunnard and Mildred (Higginbothum) Carlson.

Mary was a graduate of Ball State University where she had earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in education. She had taught elementary School at Daleville, IN for several years. She and her late husband later became owners and managers of Midwest Cushion Brokers at Noblesville, IN.

She was a member of Connerstone Lutheran Church at Carmel, IN and was a volunteer at Conner Prairie near Fishers, IN. She also enjoyed traveling and boating.

She married Michael Martin Melnarik on July 7, 1988. He preceded her in death October 24, 1998. In addition to her husband, her parents also preceded her in death.

Surviving her are two daughters: Tracey Ellen (Brian) Gordon of Noblesville, IN and Dr. Tamara Ann Shriner of Lansing, MI, granddaughters: Ashley Marie Gordon, Alexa Marie Gordon, Abbey Marie Gordon, and Nicole Elizabeth Shriner. Additional survivors include her siblings: Marjorie Irwin, Marlene Walker, Kay Carlson, Robert Carlson, and James Carlson.

Funeral services will be held at Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Cornerstone Lutheran Church, 4850 East Main Street, Carmel, IN, 46033 with Pastor Luther Brunette officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until time of the services. Burial will occur at Hamilton Memorial Park Cemetery 4180 Westfield Road, Westfield, IN. Hartley Funeral Homes, Cicero, Indiana is entrusted with the arrangements. You may send condolences at www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.


Visitation
  • May 16, 2017
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Cornerstone Lutheran Church
  • 4850 East Main Street
  • Carmel, IN 46033
  • (317) 814-4252
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Funeral Service
  • May 16, 2017
    11:00 AM
  • Cornerstone Lutheran Church
  • 4850 East Main Street
  • Carmel, IN 46033
  • (317) 814-4252
  • Get Directions
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