Marilyn Myers Stingley

December 1, 2017

Marilyn Lois Myers Stingley, 87, of Frankfort, died December 1, 2017 at Parkwood Healthcare in Lebanon, Ind.  She was born April 2, 1930 in Frankfort to Roy Cecil & 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 was secretary at St. Mary’s Catholic Church for many years. A member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 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 8 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 treasure in life were her children and grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, 2017 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, December 7, 2017 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.

Survived by:

4 Daughters: Angela (Ed) Schimmel of Sheridan, Ind., Judith (Jim) Howe of Frankfort, Ind., Jennifer (Bob) Plass of Delphi, Ind., Carol (Mike) Bartley of Frankfort, Sister-in-Law: Peggy Myers of Frankfort, 13 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

Marilyn was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery East in 2006, brother, Paul Robert Myers, 2 sisters, Marjorie Myers and Julia Myers Michael and 2 grandchildren, Megan Douglass and David Bradley.

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8 Condolences for “Marilyn Myers Stingley”

  1. Geneva Lashbrook December 3, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    So sorry for your loss. She was a dear lady.

  2. Jeannie Plass December 3, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    God gained an angel!!! She will be missed but now she’s home!!! Hugs to all of you.

  3. Roz Clendenning December 4, 2017 at 9:34 am

    Judy honey. I’m so sorry for your lose. I so know how your heart hurts. My love & prayers for you & your family.

  4. Cindy Ward Mtz December 4, 2017 at 10:51 am

    Dear Jennifer, You had a wonderful Mother! Everyone knew Ms. Marilyn and everyone loved her dearly! May God Bless you and your beautiful family during this very difficult time!

    Love,
    Cindy Ward Mtz
    Shelia Ward

  5. Peg Wainscott Zipperian December 4, 2017 at 4:53 pm

    To Marilyn’s family, I have known her most of her life, mostly from St. Mary’s craft show. I always enjoyed my visits with her, we both loved talking about our children, an grandchildren. She will be missed, but also deserves to be with JESUS. Loved her, she was a great person.

  6. Paula Perkins December 5, 2017 at 10:05 am

    Angie, Judy, Jennifer and Carol – my heartfelt condolences to you all with the loss of your Mom. I’ve known her for a long time and will always remember her sweet and gentle nature. She was one of my Mom’s first friends all those many years ago, when we lived just around the corner from you all on Armstrong. Wonderful cherished memories. She is now whole and looking over all of you as your guardian angel.

  7. Connie Skaggs December 6, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Angie, Judy, Jennifer and Carol and families,
    You are all in my thoughts and prayers. She was so kind, generous and funny. My memories of her will always be strong. I remember as a kid she always made you feel special. The door was always open. She was the neighborhood Mom. She was always a good friend to my mother as well as my family. In this life we all hope to make a difference while we are here. She made a big difference that know one will ever fill. God Bless you all through this time. Love Connie

  8. Mary Anne (Smith) Wheeler Phoenix AZ December 7, 2017 at 10:43 am

    Carol,
    Memories of our fun times together have flooded through my mind. When Lewis text me that your mom had died, my first response was, “Oh! So sad. She was one of the nicest people I ever knew!” I mean that. Having grown up as a “Kyger Kat” I was honored to be around your mom a lot. She was always so gentle and kind. My father went to Heaven 1 year ago today! I understand your pain. My prayers are with you. You and I can rejoice that they are happy and with Jesus while we try to live life without their strong loving influence. Heaven’s getting sweeter.

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