Marilyn M. Walker, age 75, of Columbus died Sunday; June 24, 2001 at Morys Haven in Columbus. Memorial services are 10:00 am Tuesday; July 3, 2001 at the Federated Church in Columbus. Reverend Dorsie Ivy will officiate. Burial is in Columbus Cemetery.
Marilyn was born June 11, 1926 in Syracuse, Nebraska to Merlin and Alice (Copenhaver) Balfour. She received her education in Nebraska City. She moved to Columbus in 1954. She was a long time cook in the Columbus area, working in many restaurants. She owned the F & M Cafe. Marilyn was a member of Federated Church. She was a past member of the American Legion Auxillary and the Eagles Auxillary.
Marilyn is survived by:
Son Roger Newell Oregon
Son John Newell
Daughter Betty (David) Jacobson Platte Center, NE
Son Larry (Christine) Walker Colorado Springs, CO
Sister Margaret Farris Arizona
Sister Barbara Esser Nebraska City, NE
Brother Robert Balfour Sidney, NE
Sister Helen Rankin Nebraska City, NE
Sister Corrine Bryant Nebraska City, NE
9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by:
Father Merlin Balfour
Mother Alice Balfour
Brother Allison Balfour
In lieu of flowers memorial are suggested to the family.