Marilyn Fish, 76

Marilyn Joyce Fish, age 76 of Kalamazoo, died Monday March 29, 2010 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital Emergency Room. She was born in Grand Rapids on Sep. 12, 1933 the daughter of Clarence and Beatrice (Borink) Smith and attended Grand Rapids Schools. She was married to Frederick Fish in Grand Rapids on Aug. 6, 1954. They have lived in several locations across the United States and retired to Kalamazoo ten years ago. Marilyn worked as a clerk for Maceys in Lansing, MI and Vancouver, WA.. She enjoyed numerous activities, especially if it involved her children and grandchildren.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Fred; two children and their spouses, Carolyn & Warren Link of Mendon and Bruce & Kari Fish of Vancouver, WA; four grandchildren, Megan Link, Brenna Link, Stephanie Fish, and Ryan Sayles; two brothers, David & Sharon Smith of Sturgis, and Dick & Laura Smith of California. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Roger Smith; and a son, Don Fish.

Cremation has been conducted. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday April 3, 2010 at the Mendon United Methodist Church with Rev. Ward Pierce officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials may be directed to the family, or a charity of one’s choice. An online register is available, and condolences may be left at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com

Marilyn Joyce Fish, age 76 of Kalamazoo, died Monday March 29, 2010 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital Emergency Room. She was born in Grand Rapids on Sep. 12, 1933 the daughter of Clarence and Beatrice (Borink) Smith and attended Grand Rapids Schools. She was married to Frederick Fish in Grand Rapids on Aug. 6, 1954. They have lived in several locations across the United States and retired to Kalamazoo ten years ago. Marilyn worked as a clerk for Maceys in Lansing, MI and Vancouver, WA.. She enjoyed numerous activities, especially if it involved her children and grandchildren.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Fred; two children and their spouses, Carolyn & Warren Link of Mendon and Bruce & Kari Fish of Vancouver, WA; four grandchildren, Megan Link, Brenna Link, Stephanie Fish, and Ryan Sayles; two brothers, David & Sharon Smith of Sturgis, and Dick & Laura Smith of California. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Roger Smith; and a son, Don Fish.

Cremation has been conducted. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday April 3, 2010 at the Mendon United Methodist Church with Rev. Ward Pierce officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials may be directed to the family, or a charity of one’s choice. An online register is available, and condolences may be left at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com

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