Marilyn Faye Tingler

Marilyn Faye Tingler
Jan. 13, 1940 - Dec. 5, 2012

Marilyn Faye Tingler will be spending Christmas with Jesus this year. She died of lung cancer early Wednesday morning, December 5, 2012 at home under Samaritan Evergreen Hospice Care.

She was born at the Fort Meade Army Hospital in South Dakota to Evelyn E. and Robert H. Davison (deceased). She was raised by her grandparents, Nell M. and M. C. Casey of Lead, South Dakota until she was eleven yrs. old. Her mother Evelyn of Sturgis, South Dakota then raised her until she married. She married Jim Tingler, originally from West Virginia, in Sturgis on December 16, 1956.

She was a dental assistant for approximately 12 years while her husband was in the U.S.A.F. in Marysville, CA, and Omaha, NE. She enjoyed sewing, bowling, camping, dancing, raising canaries and church activities. She was a member of the American Legion Post 51 Women's Auxiliary and Vietnam Veterans of America Auxiliary, Chapter 585 of Lebanon, OR.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Tingler; her sister, Janell Beverly of Lebanon; and daughters, Leslie N. Payne of Salem, OR and Ronda L. Gilbert of Albany, OR; four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Her remains were handled by Neptune Cremation Services of Portland. Memorial services were held on December 12th at the St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Lebanon. Her remains will be buried at the Sandridge Cemetery at a later date.

Family requests any memorial donations be made to the Infusion Center at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, Emenhiser Center, 525 N. Santiam Hwy., PO Box 739, Lebanon, OR 97355 in honor of her name.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Feb. 21, 2013