Marilyn Dow McKnire
1943 - 2021
Michelotti Sawyers Mortuary & Crematory
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Billings, MT 59102

Marilyn Dow McKnire

Marilyn Dow McKnire, 77, of Billings, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2021, at her home.

The daughter of Harold and Mary Dow, Marilyn was born on Oct. 27, 1943, in Bremerton, Washington. She graduated from Billings Central. She married Dennis McKnire at St. Patrick's on Nov. 22, 1961. Marilyn was an excellent cook and seamstress, and enjoyed flower gardening.

She was preceded in death by her son Robert, on Nov. 6, 1993.

Survivors include her husband, Dennis; son Mike (Michelle); daughter Terri; two grandsons, Brandon (Kelsie) and Nathan (Melissa); a sister Linda Dow and brother Bill Dow, all of Billings.

Private family services are planned at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary.

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Mike no one ever wants to lose their MOM!! She was still young! Dennis sorry for your loss.
Lee Buchanan
May 15, 2021
Dennis and family, Sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. Time passes much to fast.
Mick Plovanic
May 15, 2021
So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family May the warm happy memories of days gone by carry you through
Janice Timm
May 14, 2021
Don and I offer our condolences So sorry to learn of your loss. May God comfort you in your grief.
Coral Creek
May 14, 2021