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Marilyn Mast Ransom

Marilyn Mast Ransom, 72, of Frankfort, died at 4:40 a.m. Dec. 4, 2017, at Wesley Manor. She was born June 24, 1945, in Frankfort to George E. and Martha (Stine) Mast. She married Thomas V. Ransom on August 21, 1966, in Frankfort and he survives.

Marilyn was a 1963 graduate of Frankfort High School and received her M.S. degree from Indiana University in 1968. She was a lifelong Frankfort resident. Marilyn was a teacher for the Community Schools of Frankfort for 22 years, retiring in January of 2005. Prior to teaching she owned and operated a pre-school for several years. She was a member of the St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Tri-Kappa, Indiana University Alumni Association and Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. She was a world traveler, she enjoyed scrapbooking and wintering in Florida.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas V. Ransom of Frankfort; one daughter: Melissa Ransom McQuinn of Frankfort; three sons, Todd (Brenda) Ransom of Lebanon, Mark (Carrie) Ransom of Lebanon and Rob (Andrea) Ransom of Denver; one sister: Carol Mast Breeden of Columbus; eight grandchildren, Tucker Ransom, Irene Ransom, Marli Ransom, Jane Ransom, Hannah McQuinn, Macie McQuinn, and Rawley and Ketner Ransom.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph Kendrick Ransom; and her brother, Robert Mast.

 A memorial service will be held on Dec. 16,  at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 58 S. Columbia St., Frankfort. Pastor Pam Ditson-McCall will officiate. Visiting with the Ransom family will follow the memorial service in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorial donations may be made to the Ransom Endowment Fund, (which benefits local activities in Boone and Clinton County) c/o Clinton County Community Foundation, 215 W. Sycamore St., Kokomo, IN 46901. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a personal message with the family.