CALKINS, MARION LUCILLE, age 93, of Rosebush passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, at New Hope Assisted Living in Mt. Pleasant.
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Funeral Services for Marion will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Saturday, June 22, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Alan Rydman officiating A Luncheon will immediately follow in the Reflections Reception Center. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Assisted Living. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.
Marion was born on May 1, 1926, in Midland County, the daughter of Harold and Sarah (DeJongh) Yager. She married Merle Calkins on June 19, 1948. Marion was a wonderful interior decorator for over 25 years and loved working with drapes and upholsteries. She was an artist who enjoyed painting. She was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Marion also enjoyed flower gardening and doing yard work. She cherished spending time with her family.
Marion is survived by children, Rhonda Calkins of Clare, Mark (Dianne) Calkins of Mt. Pleasant, Larry (Lenora) Calkins of Remus, and Merlin (Dianne) Calkins of Sterling Heights; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Everly Walter of Sanford; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Marion was preceded in death by her husband, Merle Calkins in 2009; siblings, Duane (Genieve) Yager, Don (Esther) Yager, Vernon (Dorris) Murray; and brother-in-law, Jerry Walter.