Canton -Marilyn Utsinger, 75, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at her residence.
She was born on June 2, 1946 in Canton to Robert and Lucy (Warren) Cleer. They preceded her in death.
She married Richard "Rick" Utsinger on June 21, 1964 in Canton. He survives.
Also surviving are her children, Melissa (Alan) Sollenberger of Canton, Gregory Utsinger of Canton, one brother Richard (Janet) Cleer of Edwards and one grandson Jacob Sollenberger.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Betty Cleer.
Marilyn retired in 2011 from Graham Hospital in Canton working as the Emergency Room Nursing Unit Secretary and lastly as Nursing Administration Secretary for a total of 38 years. She was a member of the Canton Assembly of God Church and enjoyed working in her yard and gardening.
Most of all she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
A funeral will be held on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 11 am, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton with a visitation one hour prior at the funeral home.
Cremation rites will be accorded following the services and the burial of ashes will be at the White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
To leave online condolences please visit, oakshinesfuneralhome.com
Rick, Melissa, and Greg so sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. She was a great lady. I Remember the good times we had in Fairview many years ago. My God be with you all and your families.
My deepest condolences to Rick, Greg and Melissa and their families! I have known Marilyn since I was a young girl then when I started working at Graham I ran into her often. She always had a smile and checked in on how I was doing! Such a kind soul!
My condolences to Rick and the family.
She will be missed.
She volunteered at the United In Jesus Outreach on the square in Canton.
She would help where ever there was a need.
Such a pleasant Lady.
Rick and family so sorry to her of her passing . RIP
Rick, I am so deeply sorry to learn of Marilyn’s passing. As long as I remember you two have been together. I honestly know how hard it is. You have my deepest sympathy. A classmate Marcy Williams.
The family has my deepest sympathy! I can't think of my childhood without recalling happy memories of my times growing up with Marilyn on Vine Street. She was always so kind and caring. We shared so many fun activities together from entertaining our moms to going to the movies. I feel very blessed to have had her in my life as a friend. We're keeping you, Rick, Melissa, Greg, and the rest of the family in our thoughts and prayers! She will be sadly missed. Toni & Joe Ginger
We are sending love and prayers for you all!
Aunt Marilyn will be missed.
Love, Bubby & Lori Bauman
Greg, we are sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Your CHS Classmates. "WE ARE THE CLASS OF 87"
My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family. May fond memories and Jesus loving words found at John 11:25 carry you through and beyond this difficult time of mourning.
Rick, Melissa, and Greg we are so sorry to hear about Marilyn passing. You are in our prayers. It has been so good to be in fellowship and to connect with you both again. We love you guys and you are in our prayers. Money and Anita
So sorry to hear this. You are in my thoughts and prayers
My heart breaks for all the family. So many good memories with Marilyn. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.
Because of you I remember many good time at Graham Hospital.
So sorry to hear about your wife and mother.
I am so sorry to hear this, Melissa. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Karen Hahn
Sweet lady you will be missed
I'm so sorry to hear this... Hugs and thoughts to you and your family..
Sorry to hear this sending hugs to you Melissa and family!! Always loved visiting with her when she volunteered at home health!
So sorry to hear of your loss. Marilyn will be missed. God bless you all.
So sorry for Marilyn’s loss,such a sweet lady. I worked at hospital when she did. Her birthday was day after mine,we would wish each other Happy Birthday. Prayers. Judy Snyder
I’m loving memory .
I worked in the Dietary department for 15 years and I’ve worked around her.
She was a hard worker and really sweet lady.
Prayers for her family and friends.
My heart truly breaks for the Utsinger family. Marilyn was a beautiful and kind spirit. She will be greatly missed by all who had the blessing of meeting her. My prayers and sincerest condolences go out to the family.
Melissa I am so sorry to see this!! Hugs to you!! Kristie VanPelt
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