July 22, 1953 - July 16, 2021
Marilyn Sue Hall, 67, who was a resident of Santa Cruz for 65 years died on July 16, 2021. She passed away peacefully amongst family members.
Marilyn was born in Monett Arkansas on July 22, 1953, to Edward Harm Hall and Vera Marvalene Galloway. She had eight Siblings. She is preceded in death by her siblings Hazel, Roy, Willard, and Jimmy. Her surviving siblings are Louise (Kenneth Swart) Sybil (Butch Aspinwall, Shirley and Lois (Steve Smith) and her sisters-in-law, Wanda, and Shirley. There are several nieces and nephews.
Marilyn survived her first Husband Dale Pitzer Sr. and her second husband David Castaneda.
She is survived by her third Husband Robert Cronin of Willets CA. During this time, she enjoyed working at Surf Bowl at the cafe and later became the company's bookkeeper.
Later in 1994 she met her Life's Partner James Bresnahan. They were members at Twin Lakes Church and have been together ever since.
Marilyn is survived by her son Dale Pitzer, grandson Andrew, granddaughter Ashley and her Great Granddaughter Haylee, Dale's stepdaughters with his wife Sandra, Niecy, Sadie, and Tory. Marilyn is also survived by her Daughter Patricia Castaneda with granddaughter Allison and Grandson Korbin.
Marilyn was loved by all who knew her, and she was always willing to spend time with her family. She loved bowling, playing cards and dice, dining out and was always willing to take a weekend trip to the casinos where she enjoyed playing the slot machines and many times came home a winner.
There will be a funeral at Twin Lakes Church at 11 am, September 20, 2021, with a celebration of life reception following the service.
There will be a theme dress of "The Fifties" in honor of Marilyn's favorite period of music and entertainment if you wish to do so.
For those who want to donate, Marilyn's favorite charities were St. Jude's
Hospital for Children, St. Joseph's Indian School, Chamberlain, South Dakota and St. Labre Indian School, Ashland, Montana. View the online memorial for Marilyn Hall
Published by Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 28, 2021.