Marilyn R. Duryea, 87
Marilyn R. Duryea, 87, of Hopkins died on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, at Ely Manor Nursing Home in Allegan. Mrs. Duryea was born Feb. 16, 1928, in Hopkins Township, the daughter of Harry and Velma (Nicolai) Rankins.
Marilyn graduated from Hopkins High School and helped her husband Cleon on the family farm all of her life. She loved to bake, cook and can, for her family, and enjoyed her time with the grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband Cleon; her three children, Charlene and Richard Landrum, Dennis and Cindy Duryea and Jodi Morris; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and her sister-in-law Geraldine Laird.
Friends may meet with the family on Monday, Nov. 16, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. Comer Skinner will officiate. Interment will be at Poplar Hill Cemetery, Monterey Township.
Memorials may be made to the Allegan County Intermediate School District, 310 Thomas St. Allegan, MI 49010 or Allegan County Community Mental Health, 3285 122nd Ave., Allegan, MI 49010.