MARILYN FAYE RYPKA March 14, 1937 ~ May 26, 2014 Marilyn Faye Rypka, 77, died May 26, 2014, at home with her family and friends by her side in Red Bluff, California. At her request, no service will be held. The family will hold a Celebration of Life ceremony within the coming months. Marilyn was born March 14, 1937, in Illinois to Jerome Urbank and Albina Katherine Fassiotto. Her mother's passion for waitressing and travel brought her family to San Francisco where she graduated from Lowell High School and met and married her husband Clifford Lyle Rypka. They moved to Corning, CA in 1968. Marilyn spent much of her time as a homemaker caring for her children and home. She is survived by her 5 children, Sheri Lynn Damon, William Robert Rypka, Anthony Jerome Rypka, Alyssa Kathryn Rypka, Edward Alan Rypka; and 8 grandchildren, Devin, Maddie, Diamond, Madison, Mary, David, Sydney, Will; and 2 great grandchildren Julia and Myles. Her interests included family, singing and karaoke, and a slot machine every now and again. She devoted much of her time and energy to helping her family and friends.
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Published by Daily News on Jun. 6, 2014.