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(May 21, 1926 – August 20, 2016)

Marilyn McQueen passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, August 20, 2016,surrounded by her loving family and caregivers. The daughter of Joseph C. and Myrtle F. Cooley, she was born May 21, 1926 in Lansing, MI. She married the love of her life, George R. McQueen, on August 30, 1947. After living for much of their married life on their farm in St Johns, MI, they relocated to North Fort Myers, FL. A retired homemaker and licensed cosmetologist and cosmetology instructor, Marilyn was very active in the Catholic Church and hercommunities.She leaves behind her husband of 69 years, George, daughters Diana (Jerry) Pitts ofOldsmar, FL; Sandra (Ray) Westphal of Farwell, MI; Teri (Brad) Veiseth of St Johns, MI;Lori Pickens of Jackson, MI, and daughter-in-law Kathy (James) McQueen, as well as 11 grandchildren and many beloved great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death byher beloved son, James.At Marilyn?ÇÖs request, a private memorial service has been held and cremation has takenplace. She will be interred at Cass City Cemetery at a later date.To honor Marilyn, the family asks that you consider registering to be an organ donor.