Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Marlene S. McMahan

Passed away on August 23, 2020

Marlene S. McMahan, (nee Rumbut) age 87, late of St. John, IN and formerly of Hammond, IN and Syracuse, IN passed away on August 23, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Robert who predeceased her in 1968. Loving mother of Gayle (Pierre) Vuletic, Michael (Thao) McMahan, William Kevin (Linda) McMahan, John McMahan, Karen Newman, late Kristine Jaskutis, James McMahan, Heather (late Carlos) Guerra and Ruth (Anthony) Bilbro. Devoted grandmother of 28, great-grandmother of 57 and great-great-grandmother of 8. Dear daughter of the late John and late Katherine Rumbut. Dearest sister of John (late Peggy) Rumbut, late Wayne (Janice) Rumbut, late Karl (Wanda) Rumbut, Kae (late Gerald) Kellams, Joel (Lois) Rumbut and David (Elaine) Rumbut. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Marlene was a longtime active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church-Hammond, IN were she was a member of the Philathea Society, Eagle Club and a Sunday School Teacher. A member of the Irish Children Foundation, taking in an Exchange Student years back. She was also fond of watching the “Election Polls” in Hammond, IN as well. Marlene’s family would like to send a special thank you to Jaime from Home Helpers as well as to PACE of NWI for all their love and care to their mother, it was so much appreciated. Visitation Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 2-9 p.m. (The family request the first two hours be reserved for those individuals with preexisting health issues related to the COVID 19 Pandemic-so they can pay their respects without any health concerns). Funeral service Friday, August 28, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 West 97th Lane (1/2 block west of U. S. 41 / Wicker Ave. at 97th Lane) St. John, IN 46373. Pastor James Thomson, officiating. (Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic Social Distancing as well as Face Coverings are required at all times in the funeral home as well at cemetery services). Interment Elmwood Cemetery Hammond, IN. 219-365-3474. www.elmwoodchapel.com.

Funeral Service:
Elmwood Funeral Chapel
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, Indiana 46373
Friday, August 28, 2020 - 10:30 am

Elmwood Cemetery
1413-169th Street
Hammond, IN 46324

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"My thoughts and prayers for all the family and friends. Love to all. "
- Janice Rumbut
August 25, 2020 8:52 am

"Peace be with you Aunt Marlene, I'll never forget the family gathering, the fun times by the lake and the help you provided to the family with my fathers passing. To all the family peace be with you during this time "
- Charles Rumbut
August 25, 2020 9:46 am

"Your mom was a great sweet lady! I enjoyed taking care of her. She always had a big smile on her face. Praying for you and your family. πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ’•πŸ’•"
- Leticia Bombino
August 25, 2020 11:38 am

"So sorry for your loss prayers for the family"
- Lois Rumbut
August 25, 2020 12:26 pm

"What a beautiful amazing lady! I know she was so much more to you than words can say. And I am so glad that she left you all with so many sweet memories. Love and Prayers for your entire family❀️ Love John and Mary"
- Mary joslin
August 25, 2020 8:28 pm

Candles Lit
"Sincere Sympathy, sending many thoughts & prayers. ❀❀"
- Joy Wagner
August 25, 2020 11:12 am

"Rest in Peace sweet lady. You were loved by many. My condolences to the family. "
- Leticia Bombino
August 25, 2020 11:40 am

"Peace be with you my dear sweet sister-in-law.I have so many good memories of times we spent together. Forever in my heart."
- JANICE Rumbut
August 25, 2020 12:20 pm

"So Sorry for your loss God bless you and your family"
- Tina and Dennis Bork
August 25, 2020 12:28 pm

"Hope she found her way to family and friends on the other side"
- Lois Rumbut
August 25, 2020 12:28 pm

"Rest in Peace sweet lady. You were loved by many. My condolences to the family. "
- Leticia Bombino
August 25, 2020 6:46 pm

"May Marlene Rest In Peace know our dear Lord has a special reserved place for her in His home. May all her family feel our Lord’s faith, peace, strength, and love during this most difficult time. πŸ™πŸ½πŸ˜’"
- John & Natalie Stidham
August 25, 2020 6:55 pm

"I'm so sorry for your loss, Crystal Fadden and your family. Wish I could be there. Thinking of you "
- Yvette McKinley
August 27, 2020 8:27 pm