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Marilyn Dunfee


Published: Monday, March 10, 2014 10:54 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014 3:32 p.m. CDT

Marilyn Dunfee, 79, of Orient died March 7, 2014, in her home in Orient.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and 25. The Rev. Phil Price will officiate. Open visitation will be 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday  with family present 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. No viewing will be held. Memorials are to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com.

Marilyn Colette (Mohr) Dunfee, daughter of Mabel Drucilla (West) and Henry Clyde Mohr, was born Nov. 24, 1934, in Creston.

On Aug. 1, 1981, Marilyn married Duane Claude Dunfee in Creston.

They first lived in Creston, then on a farm, and then in Orient.

Marilyn spent 20 years doing line work at Bunn-O-Matic and also worked as a beautician.

Marilyn is survived by her daughter Bobbi (husband Eddie) Garcia of Texas; granddaughters, Loretta (husband Dan) Umbenhower of Orient, Samantha Gaiser of Atlantic and Chantell Geiger; eight great-grandchildren, Cadence, Aydin, Olivia, Clayton, Aaron, Ashlee, Drake and Eden; and great-great-grandchild Brielle Geiger.

Marylin was preceded in death by her parents, husband and daughter Cynthia Chubick.

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