1943 – 2013
Marilyn was the much loved wife, other, grandmother to many. She died suddenly on March 22, 2013 at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Marilyn is survived by her husband, Barry; a sister Bev (Eli) Hellar, their two sons Rob (Andrew Killingbeck) and Troy (Dannielle) Killingbeck. She had four grandchildren McKenzie, Kohl, Logan and Samara.
Marilyn was the oldest of two children born to Thomas and Hazel Mitchell from the town of Dawson Creek, British Columbia.
Marilyn moved to Vernon, B.C. in the summer of 1990 upon her husband BArry retiring from the military. She had become active in bowling at Lincoln Lanes and playing darts at hte Army and Navy Club.
We will all miss her love and compassion for her 112 family and friends. Although her last couple of years were tough, she lived well and left on her terms.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial contribution in memory of Marilyn may do so to the Kidney Foundation.
The celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held Sunday, July 14, 2013.