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Marilynn Kay Gunn Birrell
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1928
Courtland
Republic County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 2011
Belleville
Republic County
Kansas, USA

Marilynn Kay Birrell, 83, daughter of Ralph and Verde (Helmer) Gunn, was born June 13, 1928, at Courtland. She died last at the Republic County Hospital in Belleville. (NOTE: Typed as written in newspaper)

Marilynn graduated from Belleville High School with the Class of 1942. She married Darrell A. Birrell on April 27, 1946, at Concordia. Together they raised four children: Greg, Michal, Kim, and Laura.

She was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Republic where she was a member of the choir and directed the youth choir.

Marilynn was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Eric Birrell; sister, Gail Gunn; and brothers, Charles and Ralph, Jr.

Survivors include her husband, Darrell, of their home; son, Greg Birrell, Republic; daughters, Mrs. Darrel Herde (Michal) Herde, Garnett, Kim Birrell, Republic, and Mrs. Erin Robertson (Laura), Falun; grandchildren, Aaron Birrell, Mrs. Bill Mikesell (Katie), Adrian Phelps, Mrs. Phil Cuchiarellia (Ashley) and Romie Robertson; great-grandsons Tristan and Andrew Mikesell and Ethan Phelps; brothers, Merrill Gunn, Placerville, Calif. and Bob Gunn, Republic; and a sister, Mrs. Bill Smith (Connie), also of Republic.

Her funeral was held Thursday at the United Methodist Church, Republic, with Pastor Roger Walls officiating. Burial was in the Rosemound Cemetery south of Hardy.

Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville, was in charge of arrangements.

The Superior Express, Thursday, October 20, 2011; pg. 7A 
 
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 Parents:
  Ralph Raymond Gunn (1894 - 1974)
  Verda Mae Helmer Gunn (1898 - 1975)
 
 Siblings:
  Merrill Lawrence Gunn (1924 - 2016)*
  Charles William Gunn (1925 - 1990)*
  Gale Anita Gunn (1926 - 1927)*
  Marilynn Kay Gunn Birrell (1928 - 2011)
  Ralph Raymond Gunn (1932 - 2009)*
  Robert Lundy Gunn (1936 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Married Apr. 27, 1947

Parents of
Gregary, Michal, Kimberlee and Laura
 
Burial:
Rose Mound Cemetery
Republic County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Lot 173
 
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: May 06, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 129327534
Marilynn Kay <i>Gunn</i> Birrell
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
 
Marilynn Kay <i>Gunn</i> Birrell
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
 
Marilynn Kay <i>Gunn</i> Birrell
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
 
 
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