Marilyn Elizabeth Wight

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died January 28, 2020

Wight, Marilyn Elizabeth, age 76, of Escanaba, MI passed away peacefully at her home on January 28, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

Marilyn enjoyed 57 years of marriage to her husband, Robert. She was the loving mother to five children: Ed (Mary) Wight, Cathy (Robert) Blalock, Sandy (Bill) Kanerva, Sue (Kelly) King, Joe (Cathy) Wight and the much loved grandmother of 10 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Marilyn enjoyed spending time with her family, was an avid fisherperson, never missed a Tigers game, having tea with friends, loved going for boat rides, Christmas baking, planning birthday parties, volunteering at church, being at camp and was never too busy to help others. She was a woman of faith that lead by example and taught her children to live a life of honesty, integrity, and compassion.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 1 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 PM with Pastor Aaron Anderson officiating. A luncheon will follow in the fellowship hall of the Covenant Church in Gladstone. Marilyn will be laid to rest in the South Ford River Cemetery.

6 Tributes for “Marilyn Elizabeth Wight

    So sorry to hear of this loss. She sounds like she was a very lovely and beautiful soul. Prayers for the family and friends. My codolences truely to yous.


    You all have our deepest sympathy in the passing of Marilyn, she was such a kind person, and will be missed by many.
    We are in Florida right now but want you all to know we are sending our sympathy ….
    Karl and Barb Bosk..

    Our deepest condolences to all of you. So sorry for your loss. We will miss Marilyn and our hearts will be with you all Saturday. We wish we could be there. May God be with you all in this troubling time. God bless you all. We love you guys.

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to Sandy, Sue, Bob, Ed, Cathy, Joe, and the whole extended family. I’m so sorry that I couldn’t be there because of illness and work. I love you and will miss your mom so much. Love, Yvette & Martin

    So, so sorry for your loss. Your mom was one of the sweetest, nicest people I have ever met. I’m sure your memories of her will be kept close to your heart.

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