Marilyn L. Marker, 80, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Friday October 11, 2019, at Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital in Mesa. She was born on March 3, 1939 in Dumont, Iowa, daughter of Dick and Sophie Borneman Weichers.
Marilyn graduated from Dumont Community School. She married Delmar Richard and they had two daughters, Deb and Cindy. After they were divorced and she married Albert Herrera, Jr. they also had two daughters, Toni and Jodi. On December 7, 1979 she married Robert Marker and resided in Charles City, Iowa. Marilyn worked many years for Mutual Federal Savings and Loan. After retiring from there, she worked as an insurance agent selling Crop Hail Insurance. She also worked at Dean’s Jewelers in Charles City.
Marilyn and Robert resided on a farm north of Charles City, IA, where Marilyn enjoyed helping Bob with the farm work. Marilyn also enjoyed camping, traveling, attending Nascar races, delivering motor homes and was involved in bowling leagues. Marilyn loved gardening, tending her flower beds, and cooking for her family and friends.
In July, 2017 they moved to Mesa, Arizona residing in their new home in a retirement community. She enjoyed going to the pool with family, going to potlucks, and visiting with friends.
Marilyn was an amazing and caring person. Everyone who met her was so lucky to have met such a beautiful, kind woman that would have done anything for the people she loved. She will be dearly missed.
Those left to cherish her memory are: Her husband, Robert of nearly 47 years, and four daughters, Deb Richard of Hampton, IA, Cindy Hill of Tempe, AZ, Toni (James) Frey of Tempe, AZ, and Jodi (Brad) Barschow of Happy Valley, OR; ten grandchildren, Ashley, Brady, Collin, Alexia, Ellis, Olivia, Zoe, Noa, Keoni and Makena, three great grandchildren Payton, Alexeia, and Jase. Sister, Phyllis Numelin of Minneapolis, MN, Brother Robert Weichers of Hutchinson, KS, Sister-In-Law, Carol Weichers of Cedar Falls, IA, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Proceeded in death by her parents, Dick and Sophie Weichers and Robert’s parents, Van and Evelyn Marker. Her brother, Richard Weichers, brother-in-law Merlin Numelin, and sister-in-law Janet Weichers. Celebration of Life gathering Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Bunker Family Funeral Home in Mesa, AZ.