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Marylou Shipman


Marylou Shipman, 63, of Oberlin, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at her home. She was born in Ashtabula on January 23 1956.

She worked as a teacher for the Ohio Business College for 23 years and also as a telemarketer. Marylou enjoyed cooking, ceramic eggs and cookouts with family and friends.

She is survived by her father, William Datko of New London; husband, Miles A. Shipman of Oberlin; daughter, Rose Mesecher of College Station, Texas; sons, Miles F. Shipman of Mansfield and Roy Shipman of Austin, Texas; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and sisters, Dorothy Howell, Sherry Shimko and Nadine Datko.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ardene Datko and son, Daniel Shipman.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Cowling Funeral Home with visitation from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2019 with Elder Lary Young officiating. Burial will follow in Westwood Cemetery.

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