The Huntington County Tab

Marlene Macon, 75

Retired from Bendix
Feb. 24, 1949 – March 29, 2024

Marlene L. Macon, 75, of rural Bluffton, passed away Friday, March 29,


Marlene was born Feb. 24, 1949, to Dale and Maxine (Merkey)

Schenkel. She married Vaughn E. Macon in Bluffton on Feb. 24, 1999. He preceded her in death on April 7, 2022.

Survivors include a daughter, Melissa Gooley (Brad Trollinger) of Bluffton; a stepson, DeWayne (Kathy) Macon of Bluffton; a step­daughter, Lara (Rob) Burita of Columbia City; two grandchildren, Aubre Trollinger and Haely Beaty, both of Texas; and a brother, Jerry (Tatyana) Schenkel of Fort Wayne.

She was also preceded in death by a brother.

Visitation and services were April 4 at Goodwin – Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel in Bluffton.

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