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Marilyn Ann Steigerwald

Marilyn Ann Steigerwald, age 61 of Indianapolis, passed away Sept. 3, 2011. Marilyn, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, was a lifelong educator, teaching and volunteering at Catholic schools on the southside including St. Roch, St. Jude and Holy Name grade schools. She is survived by her husband Gary Steigerwald and daughters and son-in-law Ellen and Rick Taylor, Lynn Steigerwald and Marla Steigerwald all of Indianapolis. She loved spending time with her six grandchildren Zachary, Jacob, Benjamin, Hannah, Abigail and Allison Taylor. Marilyn, nee Murphy, is also survived by sisters Eileen Hughett of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Shaun Murphy of Indianapolis and brother J.K. Murphy of Hoschton, Georgia. Marilyn was born in Dayton, Ky., on Oct. 31, 1949, the daughter of Herbert and Thelma Murphy. She was a graduate of Holy Name Grade School, Chartrand (now Roncalli) High School Class of 1967 and earned her education degree from Marian College in Indianapolis. Marilyn and Gary were married June 5, 1971 and recently renewed their vows in June at St. Jude Catholic Church on the occasion of the couple's 40th wedding anniversary. Visitation was Tuesday, September 6, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church, 5353 McFarland Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46227, where the Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements: Little and Sons Funeral Home, 1301 Main St., Beech Grove, Ind.