Marion Gertrude (Metz) Ryan(1933 - 2014)

Marion Gertrude Ryan (nee Metz)

Marion was born Nov. 15, 1933 in Wiota, Iowa and passed away in Lynnwood, WA on June 8, 2014. She is survived by her children: Chris (Gary) Stratton, Sharon Ryan, Michael Ryan and partner Dave Gonzalez, Barb Ryan, Mary (Chad) Sylte, Patty Sanders, and Sandy (Brian) Smith; grandchildren: Adam Granstrom (Jessica), Doug Granstrom (Rosa), Tim Stratton (Jill), Melissa Stratton (Adam Fitzpatrick), Dan Stratton, Jacob Stewart, Tyler Stewart, Rachel Sanders, Nathan Sanders, Ava Sylte, Glenn Neeley, Chris Neeley, Tonya Stewart, and Lori Smith; and her great grandchildren: Gavin, Rileyann and Dylan Granstrom, Noah and Gabriel Granstrom, and Ellie Stratton; her son-in-law Mike Granstrom; and brother Jack Metz (Ilse). She was preceded in death by her husband John R. Ryan; daughter Valarie Ann Granstrom, son Rick Ryan, and daughter-in-law, Shelley, and grandson Justin Stewart.

Marion was a loving mother and grandmother who dedicated her life to her family. Her enjoyments were going to her grandchildren's sporting events, trips to California, and love of flowers and gambling.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Orangewood Children and Family Center, 401 The City Drive S, Orange, CA 92868. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 13, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 630 - 7th Avenue N in Edmonds; with Committal following at Holyrood Cemetery in Shoreline.

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Published in The Seattle Times from June 10 to June 11, 2014