Marilyn J. Kilfian

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Marilyn J. Kilfian, 87, of West Mansfield, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living in Marysville, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Jan. 23, 1931, in Vickery, a daughter of the late Kenneth Earl and Hazel Fulton Vance.

Marilyn was a homemaker, raising four daughters, and later worked as a nurse’s aide.

She is survived by daughters, Gail (Richard) Ridgeway, Jackie Factor and Mary (Jeff) Reames; grandchildren, Jason Reames, Logan (Kathy) Reames, Amy (Luke) Marshall and Clay Ridgeway; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by her husband, John Kilfian in 2011, daughter, Patricia Zilliox in 2016; brother, William E. Vance; and sisters, Marjorie Clayton and Isobel Gopp.

Marilyn enjoyed reading and spending time with her family. She was a loving and caring woman with an excellent sense of humor.

A celebration of life honoring Marilyn will take place at a later date.

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