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Marilyn Jean Wood

May 23, 1946 April 4, 2019
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Obituary for Marilyn Jean Wood

Marilyn Jean Wood, 72, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 9:23 a.m., Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Porter Regional Hospital in Valparaiso.

She was born on May 23, 1946 in Michigan City, to John and Mildred (Clack) Wysong.

Marilyn attended Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in La Porte. She loved being a grandmother and was very patient and loving. Marilyn enjoyed reading and horses.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Surviving are four children, Mike Wood of South Bend, Stephen (Nova) Wood of Cedar Lake, John Wood of South Bend, and Jennifer (Shane) Olsen of La Pore; one sister, Patricia (Roger) Glick of Michigan City; one brother, Richard (Monika) Wysong of Helena, Montana; and thirteen grandchildren, Richard, Robert, and Russell Wood, Bradley, Dean, Hailey, Riley,
Jakob, Sheldon, Savannah, and Sunshine Olsen, Katherine and Olivia Wood.

A memorial gathering celebrating her life will be held from 5 – 8p.m., Thursday, April 18, 2019, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 220 Crescent Dr., La Porte. Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory, (219) 362-3100 is caring for the arrangements.

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