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Marilyn Lois Shankle

June 12, 1945 July 2, 2018
Marilyn Lois Shankle
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Marilyn Lois Shankle

Marilyn Lois Shankle of Tacoma WA lost her hard fought battle against cancer on July 2 2018. Marilyn was born June 12th 1945 in Monroe WA. Marilyn attended Wilson High School, she continued her education at T.C.C and Bates Vocational School.Marilyn worked many years for the Frank Russel company were she met many life long friends. After leaving Frank Russel she enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren .Marilyn started a second career with Community Alternatives for People with Autism .She loved cooking all her wonderful recipes for the clients and staff.She worked there 17 years until she became too sick to work.Marilyn enjoyed family vacations,cooking,reading and watching her beloved SEAHAWKS ,she was a true blue 12,but what she loved the most was spending time with her family,exspecially her 5 grandchildren and 2 greatgrandchildren .She was the best Grams in the world and so incredibility proud of all of them.Marilyn is survived by her daughter Karla Martinez of Tacoma, son Kevin Shankle,Sister Sheila Cook (Michelle) of Tacoma very special friend Tamera Agather of Puyallup and close friend Bett Olson of Tacoma 5 grandchildren Stephanie ,Brooke. Grant, Dillon,and Kimberlynn.and 2 great grandchildren Jessie and Bailey.Marilyn was preceded in death by her loving parents Carl and Mary Samuelson.

Marilyn will be greatly missed by all who loved her.It's never goodbye ,it's see you later.

A Memorial service will be held on July 16th 2018 at 11am at Life Center church 1717 south Union Tacoma WA 98405.At Marilyn's request everyone please wear their favorite SEAHAWK attire.

Arrangements by Edwards Memorial, Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories.

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11:00 AM 7/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
Life Center Church

1717 South Union Avenue
Tacoma , Washington 98405

At Marilyn's request everyone please wear their favorite SEAHAWK attire

Life Center Church
1717 South Union Avenue Tacoma 98405 Washington
United States

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