Maridee Fulkerson
1944 - 2020
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Maridee Fulkerson
03-01-1944 - 10-03-20
Maridee (Mills) Fulkerson passed away in her home in Reno on October 3 in the company of her children and her husband of 54 years after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on March 1, 1944, in Richfield, Utah, Maridee was the oldest of five children. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Utah State University in 1966, and went on to have a long career as a teacher of mathematics. She married her husband, Jon Fulkerson, on August 20, 1966, in Richfield, Utah, with whom she shared countless adventures over the course of their long marriage. From the challenges they faced on their many moves over the years to adventures in Ireland, Germany, Alaska and elsewhere, Jon and Maridee's devoted relationship served as a powerful example to their two children, Katherine and Robert. Maridee was valued by family and friends as a kind and generous person who always placed the needs of others ahead of her own. She was also a loving grandmother to her two grandchildren who were the light of her life over the past 5 1/2 years and with whom she was able to spend precious time over the last several weeks of her life. Maridee was preceded in death by her father, Theron Mills, and her mother, Nola Gleave Mills. She is survived by her husband, Jon, her daughter, Katherine Parks (David), her son, Robert Fulkerson (Laurie), her grandchildren, Owen and Scarlett, and her siblings, Earl Mills, Marsha Dschaak (Mike), Scott Mills (Colleen) and Wayne Mills (Jody). In keeping with Maridee's wishes, no funeral services will be held. The family plans to arrange a celebration of Maridee's life when circumstances permit. Maridee was a true lover of animals. Should anyone be inclined to send flowers or other condolences, the family would ask instead that a donation be made in Maridee's name to the ASPCA.


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Published in Logan Herald Journal on Oct. 17, 2020.
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October 20, 2020
Jon and family, I want you to know how much I love my sweet cousin Maridee. I always looked up to her as a great example of kindness and love. I am sorry that she has left you and I know that you will miss her but what a great reunion that is going on in heaven. I hope you can find some peace in that.
Lorraine Gregerson
Family
October 10, 2020
I am so sad to hear of Maridee s passing. She was a wonderful person.
We send our sympathy and prayers. May God fill you with peace ,love and strength. Blessings Fred and Marilyn.
Marilyn and Fred Howell
Friend
October 10, 2020
We have so many wonderful memories of our times together both in Connecticut and in Utah - times of fun and laughter and caring. We will hold these memories of a wonderful woman in our hearts. We feel privileged to have know and loved you, Maridee. You were an angel on earth, and now you are an angel in another realm. Much love, Sydnie and Paul
Sydnie and Paul Cote
Family
October 9, 2020
I wish I could have met you, Maridee Fulkerson. I want you to know, you and Jon raised a wonderful son who became our wonderful son-in-law! Thank you for the great job you did in raising this fine young man. I know you are guiding them from above.
Kathy & David Lynch
Kathy Lynch
Family
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