Marilyn Jean Wilson (nee Brown), 79, of Lorain, died Friday, June 20, 2014 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, Elyria, after a sudden illness. Marilyn was born October 15, 1934 in Lorain and had been a Lorain resident most of her life.
She was a Jehovah’s Witness and attended the Lorain East Congregation. Marilyn was a homemaker and was devoted to Jehovah. She enjoyed small trips with her daughter and spending time with family and friends.
Marilyn is survived by her daughters, Donna Schafer of Norwalk and Denise (Kevin) Johnson of Lucerne Valley, California; seven grandchildren Jeff, Amanda, Taylor, Heidi, Amber, Timothy, and Matthew; seven great grandchildren, Wesley, Wyatt, Wiley, Addyson, Melissa, Jason, and Arthur; brother, Edward “Bud” Brown, Jr. of Lorain; sisters, Eileen Craven of Elyria and Nancy Brown of St. Louis, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Edward Wilson; parents, Edward B. and Leona (nee Meyers) Brown; sisters, Joan Perry, Sally Althede; granddaughters, Suzanne and Kimberly.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 3 P.M. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Lorain, East Congregation, 2340 Crehore St., Lorain, OH 44052. Elder Dwayne Reynolds will officiate.
Dombrowski-Riddle Funeral Home & Cremation Service 1939 Oberlin, Ave., Lorain, is assisting the family with arrangements.