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Marilyn Lois Myers Stingley

Marilyn Lois Myers Stingley, 87, of Frankfort, died Dec. 1, 2017, at Parkwood Healthcare in Lebanon. She was born April 2, 1930, in Frankfort to Roy Cecil and Jennie Alice (Benge) Myers. Her first marriage was to Von East Jr. and they divorced. She then married Robert Stingley on March 17, 1953, and he preceded her in death on July 8, 1979.

Marilyn attended Frankfort High School. She worked as a paraprofessional for the Community Schools of Frankfort at Kyger and Woodside and for many years was secretary at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she was active in Ladies of Charity, the Altar & Rosary Society and was a CCD teacher. Marilyn was the first female member of the Frankfort Utility Board, serving eight years, and was the first female on the Frankfort City Council, being elected three times. Marilyn was a lady of faith who shared unconditional love with all and was a caring friend to many. Her favorite advice was “never lose your sense of humor.” Her greatest treasures in life were her children and grandchildren.

Surviving family members include her four daughters, Angela (Ed) Schimmel of Sheridan, Judith (Jim) Howe of Frankfort, Jennifer (Bob) Plass of Delphi and Carol (Mike) Bartley of Frankfort; sister-in-Law: Peggy Myers of Frankfort; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Marilyn was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery East, in 2006; brother, Paul Robert Myers; two sisters, Marjorie Myers and Julia Myers Michael; and two grandchildren, Megan Douglass and David Bradley. 

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, with a 3 p.m. Rosary service prior to visitation. Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 600 St. Mary’s Ave., Frankfort. Burial will follow in Bunnell Cemetery. Donations may be made to Frankfort TPA Park Christmas Light Fund, 301 E. Clinton St., Frankfort, IN 46041. Please visit goodwinfuneral home.com, where you may share a personal message with the family.