Marilyn Chandler

Marilyn Chandler

Marilyn J. Chandler of Plainwell, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in Otsego after over a year of battling brain cancer. Mrs. Chandler was born April 20, 1944 in Lawrence to Richard and Hazel (Martin) Clark. For many years she was employed with First National Bank, retiring in 1998. In her leisure time she enjoyed reading and working puzzles. Marilyn and Terry enjoyed classic car shows and cruises.

On June 23, 1979 in Vicksburg she married Terry Chandler, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters and a son, Marie (Greg) Silva of Turlock, CA, Melissa (Paul)Slachter of Wyoming, MI and Terry (Jennifer) Chandler, Jr. of Paw Paw, MI; 13 grandchildren; a brother, Richard B. (Betty) Clark, Jr. of Paw Paw; a sister, Frances (Gerald) Phelps of Portage, MI; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may meet with Marilyn’s family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Friday, January 4, 2013, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 5, 2013, Pastor John Russell, officiating. Cremation will follow with burial of ashes at Oak Grove Cemetery, Lawton, at a later date.

Contributions in memory of Marilyn may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice.

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  1. Bill & Sharon Abraham says:

    We will miss. you,

  2. Bill and Nancy Yates says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, at this sad time.

  3. Bill & Lue Bentley says:

    Terry, Please accept our sincerest sympathy for your loss. Marilyn will surely be missed by everyone …

  4. Bobbie Bulthuis says:

    Melissa, we are so sorry for your loss. Your Mom is in a better place without pain. Your family is in our prayers.

  5. Deb Mason says:

    Marilyn was a wonderful woman, always smiling & was a lot of fun. My thoughts & prayers are with you Terry & your family has you go through this difficult time. Hang on to the beautiful memories & know that others care. God’s blessings to you.

  6. Steve, Chris, Greg Phelps says:

    Terry, we are deeply saddened for your loss. Aunt Marilyn was always so happy and cheerful, she will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. bruce Lane says:

    Marilyn you will be missed, Terry sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at time. Marilyn is in a better place with our Lord and savior.

  8. Evelyn LaJoice says:

    We pray that all your wonderful fond memories help you during your sadness. She was my “walking” mentor and lunch buddy at FOA and also a fellow street rodder. She will be missed.

  9. Bethany Collings (Conner) says:

    I am very sorry for your loss. Mrs. Chandler was always very kind when I was at your house, which was often! Your family has always been the very definition of “the all-american family” to me. Please pass my condolences along to Marie. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

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