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 Marilyn Jane <I>McCune</I> Lavin

Marilyn Jane McCune Lavin

Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 14 Oct 2010 (aged 88)
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Summit Lawn, Lot 406
Memorial ID 60531021 · View Source
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Daughter of William and Olive McCune. A dear, sweet, strong woman, she "endured to the end". I had known Marilyn for 20 years but that was not long enough. She had a great sense of humor. She served her fellow man with such spunk and spirit, I often wondered where she got the energy. "Listen here, kiddo" was how she would often begin one of our talks. She was the Relief Society President of Gardena 1st Ward when I met her. I remember how she said that when she received her calling, she had felt inadequate. I remember thinking "If this is inadequate, I wonder what adequate must be like." She was FAR from inadequate as a leader and as an example to others. She fed the Missionaries all the time, visited the sick, made cakes, etc. for dozens of events like baby showers. I am sure she served others in many ways that I never knew about because she was not one to "toot her own horn."

She graduated from Dorsey High School in Los Angeles in 1940, and eloped with her sweetheart, James Edward Lavin in 1941.

She will be missed by her countless friends, children, grand-children, and great grand-children, and other relatives too numerous to mention.

I have no doubt that this choice daughter of God has earned her place in the Celestial Kingdom.


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  • Created by: BJW
  • Added: 23 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60531021
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marilyn Jane McCune Lavin (23 Jul 1922–14 Oct 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60531021, citing Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by BJW (contributor 47094611) .