Marilyn Ann Hennrich Root, a faithful and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. She was a native of Pascagoula, MS and long time resident of Baton Rouge. She was a member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church and an active member of the Louisiana Master Gardeners, Burden Horticultural Society, and Volunteers of America Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed her many social clubs including The Wednesday Bridge Group, Birthday Group, Passé Bon Temps, Silver Magnolias, Ladies of the Beach, and the Friday Night Bouree Group. She is survived by her children; Paula Root Dupuy and husband Paul Dupuy, William W. Root and wife Diane "Peppy" Root, Brian A. Root and daughter-in-law Deborah Root; grandchildren Jennifer Seeger and husband Ben, Melissa Martin and husband Andy, Wesley Root, Austin Root, Adele Root, and Nicole Richardson; great-grandchildren Isabelle and Jacob Seeger, and William, Elise, and Katelyn Martin; sister Lorraine Pol; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Pauline and Martin Hennrich, her devoted husband Wesley Benjamin Root, Jr., son Barry D. Root, and granddaughter Danielle Root. Visitation will be on Friday, March 22nd at Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825 Government Street, Baton Rouge from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Visitation will resume at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 445 Marquette Avenue, Baton Rouge, from 9:00 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am. Burial will follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Memorial donations may be made to Volunteers of America, Burden Horticultural Society, or to the LSU Alumni Association Memorial Scholarship Fund of Barry D. Root. Sign the condolence book at www.rabenhorst.com
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Mar. 20 to Mar. 23, 2013
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