Marlou Ann Rothe Rubelman

Age 66, of Owosso, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, at Sparrow Health System.

Funeral services will take place at noon Wednesday, June 19, at Grace Point Wesleyan Church with the Rev. David Holdren officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the Nelson-House Funeral Home and two hours prior to service Wednesday.

Marlou was born Feb. 14, 1953, in Owosso, the daughter of Leo and Vera (Griffin) Rothe. She graduated from Corunna High School, class of 1971, and attended Owosso Bible College. Marlou was a member of Grace Point Wesleyan Church and Corunna United Methodist Church. She enjoyed vacationing in Traverse City, camping, eating s’mores and riding fast in speedboats. Most of all, she looked forward to time with her family and friends; especially with her grandsons and could be caught snapping pictures of them whenever possible.

Marlou married Gary Rubelman at Corunna United Methodist Church Oct. 13, 1973. She spent 40 years working in retail, such as grocery and dollar stores.

Marlou is survived by her husband of 47 years, Gary; son Matt (Kelly) Rubelman; grandsons Ryan Zachary and Ethan James; brothers Elden Rothe and Gary (Julie) Rothe; sister Marlene (David) Holdren; and many nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.

She was predeceased by her son Zachary Alan Rubelman, sister Marsha Rothe; sister-in-law Verona Rothe, brother-in-law Larry Rubelman and sister-in-law Sue Rubelman.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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