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Marilyn Ruth Clark
Marilyn Ruth Clark

Marilyn Ruth Clark

October 25, 1938 - November 11, 2020

Service Location Date Time Stream Link Directions
Visitation Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45223 November 20. 2020 12:00pm Directions
Funeral Service Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45223 November 20, 2020 2:00 pm Live Stream Link Directions
Graveside Service Spring Grove Cemetery 4521 Spring Grove Avenue 45232 November 20, 2020 Directions

Marilyn Clark (nee Baker), beloved wife of the late Lanny Clark, loving mother of Elizabeth (Betsy) Baker, Mark (Marianne) Clark, the late Mike (Anna) Clark, Molly (Tim) Mayer and Maribeth (Steve) Goodstein. She was the cherished grandmother of Abbie Latimer, Holly (Craig) Emch, Nick and Alex Clark, Daniel (Aubrey) and Emily Clark, Maggie and Max (Corrie) Mayer, Kelly, Bailey and Spencer Goodstein, great-grandmother of Ashley, Ryan and Blake Emch, and Nicole and Leah Clark. Marilyn is daughter of the late Albert and Ruth Baker. She has two brothers, the late Gene Baker and Dr. Raymond Baker, and one sister, Sharon Bloom. She passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 82. Marilyn was born in Logan County, Ohio at home on October 25, 1938. She graduated from Indian Lake High School in 1956. She was a retired registered nurse at University Hospital of Cincinnati. She met her husband on a blind date, while in college in Columbus. They were married 48 years. Whenever she could, she loved to travel. They visited Europe on their 25th Anniversary. Upon retirement, together they visited many places across the United States including Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. She was most fascinated learning about Native American cultures. She loved sewing, quilting, gardening, reading, and "most of all," her family. She loved being independent and could not live without joy in her life. Her mind was always “thinking.” Being happy and passionate about life defined whatever she did: nursing, sewing, and learning. Marilyn enjoyed being part of “Ladies who Lunch.” Going out and having fun made her happy. She leaves behind a family who will cherish and miss her forever. Visitation will be Friday, November 20, from 12-2 p.m., at the Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Ave. A brief funeral service will begin at 2 p.m., followed immediately by a graveside service at Spring Grove Cemetery. 

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