Marilyn Rose (Hunt) Simpson of St. Joseph passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on June 18, 2014. She was born September 14, 1935 in Redding, Iowa to Ruth Orilla (Ewing) Hunt and George R. Hunt. She married Robert Simpson on January 18, 1953. He preceded her in death on January 17, 2006.
Marilyn will be lovingly missed by children Jim (Vickie) Simpson, Ed (Linda) Simpson, Sherry Simpson, Carol (David) Mook, and Carolyn (Bob) Sanders; grandchildren Jason Simpson, Carrie Almanza, Abagail Pierpoint, Bethany Stock, Kristin DeSouza, Jeremy Richardson, Shannon Richardson, Josh Weaver, Jessica Weaver, Joe Sanders, and John Sanders; and great-grandchildren Coleman Simpson, Kamryn Simpson, Lily Almanza, Kael Stock, Remi Stock, and Skyler Richardson.
After more than 34 years with Heartland Health, Marilyn retired from their Home Health department in 2010. Lifelong friendships were made there.
Marilyn will always be remembered for her friendliness, as well as her compassion. Family will receive visitors on Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 2 until 4 p.m. at Clark-Sampson funeral home, 120 Illinois Ave., St. Joseph, MO.
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