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Marion L Elsner

February 28, 2019

Marion L. Elsner, age 78 of Sidney, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Hospice of Miami County. He was born November 14, 1940 in Sidney, Ohio to the late Walter H. Elsner and Mildred (Cox) Elsner. He married Beverly (Eshman) Elsner on May 7, 1960 and she survives.

Marion is survived by children Debbie (John) Kellison of Middleburg, Florida, Jacqueline (Gerald) Holman of Sidney, Patti (Mike) Steiner of New Bremen, Lawrence (Julie) Elsner of Syracuse, New York, Joseph Elsner of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Robert Elsner of Sidney; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by brother Richard Elsner.

Marion retired from General Motors in Moraine after 30 years of faithful service. He was a 1959 graduate of Sidney High School, lifelong member of Sidney Knights of Columbus, and an active member and past president of Sidney Eagles. He ushered at Holy Angels for many years, and was a faithful member of the church. Marion enjoyed fishing and hunting mushrooms. He was a Browns fan and loved Ohio State Football.

Family and friends may call Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 4, 2019 at Holy Angels Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. with Father Frank Amberger officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Angels Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed online at


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