Marilyn L. Hoerig (nee: Meo) 73, of South Lyon, MI. (formerly of Elyria) passed away Thursday December 29, 2011 at St. John Providence Hospital in Southfield, MI following a short illness. She was born January 23, 1938 in Elyria. Marilyn was a 1956 Elyria Catholic High School graduate. she was an accomplished painter and artist; and enjoyed the outdoors, camping and her dog. Survivors include her husband of fifty four years; James E. of South Lyon, MI., two daughters; Dina Hoerig of TX, Lori Jor of MI, a son; James Hoerig of TX, additional survivors include four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, a sister; Rosemary Wiegand (Mike) of Vermilion, OH., and a brother Frank Meo (Sandra) of GA. She was preceded in death by her parents; Frank and Mary (nee: Zangari) Meo, and a brother; Victor Grasso. Friends may call 4-7 PM Wednesday January 4, 2012 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) where closing prayers will be at 9:30 AM Thursday. Funeral Mass 10:00 AM Thursday January 5, 2012 at St. Mary Church 320 Middle Ave. Elyria, OH. Rev. Fr. Charles Diedrick, Pastor will be the Celebrant. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria, OH. Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com.