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Marilyn Witkop


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Marilyn Witkop Obituary
Marilyn Witkop, age 70, of Holland, passed away April 7, 2014, at her home.

Marilyn was born on December 11, 1943, to Vere and Bernice Carter of Middleville. She graduated from Middleville High School in 1962, and went on to attend Hackley Nursing School in Muskegon. She worked as a nurse in Flint and later in Holland. Marilyn was very active in her daughter's lives as they grew up, helping with 4H, Girl Scouts, ballet, and many other endeavors. In Holland, she worked at multiple retail stores, including Cleo's (formerly Annette's), Family Fare, and Pfaltzgraff. She was a former member of the First United Methodist Church of Holland, and a current member of Saugatuck United Methodist Church, where she served in many ministries, especially in the United Methodist Women's Group(s). Marilyn took joy in sending cards and letters to family and friends for any and all special occasions. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, of 44 years.

She is survived by her daughters, Cathy and Michael Dutkiewicz of Wayland, Karen and Mark Morgan of Murrieta, CA; grandchildren, Caleb and McKenna Dutkiewicz, Wesley and Rachel Morgan; and many other cousins and close family friends.

A memorial service will be Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 57 West 10th Street in Holland. Burial will be prior to the memorial service in Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City on Friday, April 25, at 3 p.m. Visitation will be Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 2-4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 57 West 10th Street in Holland.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Saugatuck United Methodist Church, 250 Mason St., Saugatuck, MI 49453. Please visit www.lakeshorememorial.com to leave a message or memory for the Witkop family.
Published in The Holland Sentinel on Apr. 12, 2014
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