Marcella M. Rist
Marcella M. Rist, age 76, Logansport, passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at WoodBridge Health Campus.
Born May 23, 1943, in Logansport, she was the daughter of George and Zella Cress Baer.
She was married on December 31, 1964, to Donald V. Rist, Jr., who preceded her in death on December 27, 2014.
Marcella retired from Modine Manufacturing. She enjoyed playing BINGO, frequently winning. In earlier years, Marcella enjoyed bowling and playing golf with her husband, Don.
Surviving are a son, Michael A. Rist, Swedesboro, NJ (special friend, Toni Hible, Minnesota); brothers, Al (Rita) Baer, Bob (Marilyn) Baer; sisters, Mary Emery and Evelyn (Gary) Byers, all of Logansport; brother-in-law, Thomas Parkins, Logansport; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Ralston, Kentland, and Barb Baer, Logansport.
Also surviving are grandchildren, Matthew Smith-Rist, Ryan Rist, Ashli (Rist) Vaughn, Shane Rist, Kaya Rist, Kellen Rist and Keaton Rist; three great-grandchildren, Sterling Smith-Rist, Ezra Smith-Rist and Boston Vaughn; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Marcella was preceded in death by a son, Steven J. Rist, brothers, Emery Baer and Ben Baer; sisters, Luila (Baer) Berkshire and Rita (Baer) Parkins; and sister-in-law, Arlene Baer.
Visitation will be Tuesday, October 8th, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Kroeger Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service and Celebration of Marcella's Life will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, also at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Ever-Rest Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to any charity benefitting cancer research.
Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at
Published on October 6, 2019


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Marilyn Rist -Ralston
Oct 08, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with Marcia's family. Marcia was the only "Sister" I had.
Marcia was the most loving and caring wife, Mother, Grandmother and Aunt. She is loved by so many whose lives' she touched.
Kay Smith
Oct 07, 2019
Medium Dish Garden was purchased for the family of Marcella M. Rist by Kay Smith.  Send flowers
Kay Smith and Family
Oct 07, 2019
Our many thoughts and prayers go out to Marcie's family. As cousins-in-law, I enjoyed getting to know her better over the last few years. Marcie would join my brother, sister-in-law, myself and son when we met at my sister's house every few weeks. She loved to talk about her family and her hobbies of playing BINGO and bowling. We will all miss her.
diana osborn
Oct 07, 2019
to the family sorry for your loss and Marci i enjoyed bowling with you and talking to you you will be missed