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Marilyn S. Cobb, 83, died Friday, July 21, at Miller's Merry Manor, Wakarusa.
She was born Jan. 23, 1934, in Brazil, to Thomas and Ermal (Boyd) Matthews.
On July 7, 1963, she married James W. Cobb in New Paris.
He survives along with a sister, Joy Sanger, Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, William Matthews; and a sister, Joan Egolf.
Marilyn graduated from Indiana State Teacher's College and taught in Shipshewana, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., school systems. She was a part owner of Concord World Travel in Nappanee, Elkhart and Kendallville, and WLRX radio station, Nappanee.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 25, from noon to 2 p.m. at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, followed by a graveside service at New Paris Cemetery, New Paris.
A memorial service will also be conducted Sunday, July 30, at 3 p.m. at Miller's Merry Manor, Wakarusa in the gathering room with visitation beginning one hour prior. The Rev. Douglas Cripe, First Christian Church, Elkhart, Marilyn's nephew, will officiate.
Memorial gifts may be directed to Goshen Home Care & Hospice.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 23, 2017
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