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Marilyn Jane McNinch

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST
Marilyn Jane McNinch

STERLING – Marilyn Jane McNinch, 87, of Sterling, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Parkway Center in Sterling.

Marilyn was born Jan. 13, 1926, in Princeton, the daughter of Harold Raymond and Mildred Elsie (Johnson) Yingling. She married William McNinch on March 14, 1945. He preceded her in death Dec. 25, 1979.

Survivors include two sons, Tim (Mary) McNinch of Sterling and Mike McNinch of Lake Forest, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Robert (Jane) Steadman of Sydney, Australia, Chris (Kim) McNinch of Lake Forest, Rebecca (Sean) Ryan and Rich McNinch, both of Sterling, Amanda (Kyle) Happ of Des Moines, Iowa, Wendy Shanks of California, and Darrell Rowe of Colorado; 11 great-grandchildren, Heather Simmons, Hailey and Tia McNinch, Zoe, Cecelia, Finley and Sage Ryan, Rand and Dexter Happ, and Jala and Jacob Shanks; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. A prayer service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling, with the Rev. Christina Berry, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Sterling, officiating.

A memorial has been established.  

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