Marcella Kay Ring, 83, formerly of Crown Point and Schererville, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2024.  She was born December 1, 1940 in Shelburn, IN to the late Albert Grubbs and Joy L (Curtis) Grubbs.
Kay grew up in Shelburn and on December 28, 1958 married the love of her life and high school sweetheart Jack E. Ring, who preceded her in death on December 17, 2022.  She is survived by her two children, Bruce (Pat) Ring and Donna (Rich) Goethals; five grandchildren, Kevin (Mae), Nick and Alex Ring, and Samantha and Jonathan Goethals; and two great grandchildren, Kasandra and Phoenix Ring.  Kay also has two living sisters, Nancy Higgins and Henrietta Blevins and was preceded in death by three siblings, Don, Patricia, and Charlotte.  Kay is also blessed with several nephews and nieces who she enjoyed seeing and talking with.
Kay was a secretary for Lake Central High School for many year and loved spending time with the students and staff, many who became life long friends.  School activities were important to Kay and she attended games for several years and was awarded “Superfan” status.  Crocheting and cooking were two of her hobbies and she delivered Meals on Wheels with her husband Jack.  Spending time with family and friends was her greatest joy.
Visitation will be Monday, January 22, 2024 from 4:00-6:00 pm, with a service at 6:00pm  at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso.  Committal Service will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 23rd  at the Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso.  Memorials may be made to your local Meals on Wheels Program in honor of Kay.


So happy to have made friends with your mother here at the Pines. We enjoyed many games of Rummikub. We will miss her. My sympathy to all of your family. -Theresa Haan 

Your Mother was a special person. Growing up I only knew my Aunt Kay by the name of Baby Kay since she was the youngest of the family. But I will never forget your mom and dad was at the Hospital to console our family when my Mother passed away. She will be greatly missed. -Gary Taft 

Kay was a wonderful lady. I enjoyed working with her at LCHS. She was a great friend. We had so much fun with our Bunco Club over the years.Rest in Peace dear Kay.We will have to start a Bunco Club in heaven some time, but instead of the Bunco Bitches we would be the Bunco Angels. -Cheryl Kodicek 

With great sadness of learned of your Mom's passing this morning. She and Jack were amazing people, even in the short time I knew them. Jack was a wonderful person whom I met at the old health club in Merrillville. Always, both of them looking out for others. God Bless each of you. -Sherron Pampalone 

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