Marilyn grew up in McGill,and Ely Nevada. The love of her life, husband Bill preceded her in death in December 2009.
She is survived by her brother, Dale Clays of Ely, Nevada, son Jerry (Janet) Maldonado of Elko, Nevada; daughter Dana (Rick) Stark of Sun City, Arizona. She is also survived by 6 granddaughters, 7 great-granddaughters and 1 great-grandson.
Funeral services were held on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the V.A. National Memorial Cemetery in Arizona