Rutledge, Marilyn Irene

Rutledge, Marilyn Irene May 6, 1940 - July 9, 2019 Marilyn Irene Rutledge, age 79, of Council Bluffs IA, passed away peacefully on the evening of July 9, 2019. She was born on May 6, 1940, in Mills County, IA. Marilyn married Gary Rutledge, the love of her life, on February 6, 1956, and to this union, they were blessed with four children. Marilyn was full of life. She was a curious, adventurous spirit who took every opportunity to go more, see more, and learn more. She loved reading, sewing, golf, the outdoors (except for birds), playing games, and laughing with her family and many friends who loved her very much. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Irene Clymer; granddaughter, Amy Rutledge; and daughter-in-law, Laura Rutledge. Marilyn is survived by her husband of 63 years, Gary Rutledge; sons, Dan and Stanley Rutledge; daughters, Kristine and Connie Rutledge (son-in-law John Murphy); grandchildren: Nate, Clark, Stewart, and Heather Rutledge, and Diego Murphy; great-grandchildren, Alma Rutledge (and her soon-to-be sister), and Hank Rutledge; brother, Robert Clymer (sister-in-law Sheryl); "baby sister," Linda Snyder; and many extended family members. VISITATION with the family Monday from 6-8pm. MEMORIAL SERVICE: Tuesday at 11am, both at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Open Door Mission or Salvation Army. CUTLER-O'NEILL-MEYER-WOODRING Bayliss Park Chapel, 545 Willow Ave., Council Bluffs, IA (712) 322-7779 |

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Dan, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My wife, Mary Ellen, played golf with your mom for many years at Lakeshore Country Club! I enjoyed the times you and I were in the media world together, Dan! Much sympathy, Jim Duffack

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