Marilyn Root Cauble

November 20, 1925March 6, 2013

Marilyn Root Cauble, 87, of Nashvile, Indiana, a beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and friend to many, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Brown County Health and Living with her family at her side. Marilyn was born November 20th, 1925 in New Castle, Indiana to Arnim and Thelma (Barnes) Root. She grew up in Hagerstown, Indiana and Tuscola, Illinois. Marilyn had a BS in Education and a MS in Psychology from Ball State University. She taught in Daleville, Indiana and was Director of Pupil and Personnel Services for Delware Community Schools. Marilyn was instrumental in developing one of the first systems of preschool diagnostic testing which won an international award. She traveled in Europe and the United States, helping to establish these testing programs. After retiring she volunteered at Ball Memorial Hospital and the Minnetrista Center. She especially enjoyed helping with the festival of Trees and Lights. She was a longtime Muncie resident before moving to Nashville to be closer to her children and their families. Marilyn is survived by her Daughter, Adeana (Paul) Cauble Colvin; and Son, Douglas (Julie) Cauble; Sister, Jeanne Root Miller, Four Grandsons, Paul and Brian Colvin, and Ryan and Joshua Cauble; Four Great-Granddaughters, One Great-Grandson and several Nieces and Nephews. At Marilyn’s request there will be no funeral; however, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Contributions in memory of Marilyn may be made to Mother’s Cupboard, Brown County Historical Society, Jackson Township Fire Department or Habitat for Humanity in Nashville.


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March 15, 2013

Adeana and Doug,
Joy, Jan, and I want to share our sorrow for Marylyn's passing. We all have fond memories of living next door to you during our childhood years. We can still picture your mom and our mom sitting at the kitchen table for coffee most mornings. Too bad people don't take time to do that kind of thing any more! Can't believe it has been almost 2 years since mom passed away. The last "road trip" we took her on was down to Nashville to visit Marilyn. Hope you and your families are doing well. You would have no way to contact any of us so I will include my e-mail in case you want to write a quick reply.