|Birth: ||Jul. 9, 1940|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2008|
Marilyn R. Wilson, 67 of Holden, Missouri passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at St. Lukes East Hospital in Lees Summit.
Marilyn Ruth Wilson was born July 9, 1940 in Dixon, Missouri, the daughter of Forrest LeRoy McKeown and Lorena Louisa Brandt McKeown. She moved to Holden with her family at the age 10 and graduated from the Holden High School. She married Donald Eugene Wilson on August 24, 1965 in Miami, Oklahoma. Marilyn operated a daycare business at one time and also owned and operated a grocery store. She was very active in Cub Scouts and 4-H. She was a longtime member of St. Patricks Catholic Church where she belonged to the Altar Society and was a religious education teacher for several years. Marilyn also frequently volunteered at the Holden Elementary School.
Survivors include her husband, Don; 2 daughters, Ruth Brockhaus and her husband, Curt of Holden and Jenny Whitehead and her husband, Greg of Holden; 3 sons, Kenneth Wilson and his wife, Ann of Oak Grove, Missouri, Jeff Wilson and his wife, Cheryl of Holden and Philip Wilson and his wife, Nicole of Las Vegas, Nevada; her mother, Lorena McKeown of Holden; a sister, Patty Raker and her husband, David of Holden; 2 brothers, Ron McKeown and his wife, Cheryl of Peculiar, Missouri and Rick McKeown and his wife, Andrea of Stillwell, Kansas; 27 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Marilyn was preceded in death by her father; a son, Michael; a step-daughter, Deidra and 2 brothers, James in infancy and Roger.
Funeral Mass will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2008 at St. Patricks Catholic Church in Holden with Father Pete Savidge officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Holden.
Pallbearers will be Kody Whitehead, Ben Brockhaus, Michael Wilson, Ronnie McQuaig, Rick Zauner and Ron McKeown, Jr. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden, with a Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m.
Donald E Wilson (1924 - 2010)
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Created by: Ron Mac
Record added: Jun 22, 2008
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