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Karin Jeanne Merrell

april 5, 1963 – february 25, 2024

Karin Jeanne Merrell

Neidhard Young Funeral Home is assisting the Family

Obituary via Neidhard Young Funeral Home

Karin Jeanne Hablitzel Merrell, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2024. Karin is survived by her loving husband, Steve Merrell, and five adoring children; Dan (Rachel) Merrell, Stacey (Ian) MacDonald, Amanda, Sonia and Ben Merrell, and her grandson, Sean, as well as her siblings Jane Bogan, Steve Hablitzel, Mary Wilson, and stepmother Chris Hablitzel. Karin enjoyed an active and healthy lifestyle, with a love for exercising, spending time with family, reading voraciously, and playing with her grandson as her favorite pastimes. Karin was passionate in teaching her interests of Latin, Literature and History, and was an educator in various roles from homeschooling to elementary and high school students for over thirty years. She is remembered as a kind and patient wife, loyal and generous friend, devoted mother, and loving grandmother. Karin loved The Lord Jesus deeply, and was an amazing exhibitor of the Lord’s kindness and forgiveness. Her faith comforts her family- who are confident that she is resting with the Lord.

Service details:

Visitation is planned for the Vineyard Cincinnati Church Chapel, 11340 Century Circle East, Cincinnati, OH 45246 (Tri County) from 6 o’clock to 8 o’clock on Friday night, March 1.

A Celebration service for her life with us is scheduled for Saturday afternoon from 2 to 3, also at the Vineyard Cincinnati Church Chapel, followed by light refreshments.

A private service at Neidhard Young Funeral Home is scheduled for 8 AM Saturday morning, followed by the burial at Arlington Memorial Gardens’.

Any donations desired to be given are appreciated, to be directed to First Love Ministries, 7500 Maple Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45231, a ministry of our close relatives. If flowers are desired to be given, they are also appreciated, Please direct them to Vineyard Cincinnati Church, 11340 Century Circle East (45246)



Friday, March 1, 2024 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Vineyard Cincinnati Church

11340 Centry Circle East, Cincinnati, OH 45246


Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Vineyard Cincinnati Church

11340 Centry Circle East, Cincinnati, OH 45246


Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 9:30 AM

The Arlington Memorial Gardens

Guest Book

“Connie and I are so very sorry for the loss of this loveliest of ladies. We remember fondly your joyful wedding of which I was honored to officiate. (Beautiful bride 💐) and then, later, you bought our beloved home on Springbrook Drive. We were so happy to pass it on to another dear family to enjoy it and prosper. Steve, and children, we send our love and join you in giving thanks for Karin’s life. Gods blessings to all, including your family, Steve, whom we also remember warmly.”

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