Marilyn Rose Mathias of Port Austin,
Passed away October 18, 2020 at the age of 91. Marilyn was born in Strasburg, IL on August 1, 1929, the daughter of Garland and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Hiatt. She married the love of her life, Garvin “Bill” Mathias on July 7, 1956. Marilyn graduated from Paris Hospital of nursing in 1952 and worked as a nurse in Huron County at Dr. Turner’s office and Huron Memorial Hospital. She served on the Hume Township Board of Review and the Thumb Ambulance Board. Marilyn loved spending time with her family at her home on Lake Huron. She was an avid reader and a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church as well as being active in the Ladies Auxiliary at the church.
Marilyn is survived by her daughters, Liz (Todd) Hubert of Eaton Rapids, Billi Mathias of Lansing; grandchildren, Erin (Garry) Purdy of Grand Haven, Nicholas Hubert of Colorado, Brett (Jonshawn) Harrell of Lansing; great grandchildren, Gabriel, Isabella and Sophia Purdy, Violet Hubert, Abigail and Corbin Harrell; sister, Roberta Burton of IL. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Garvin “Bill” Mathias in 1990; brothers, Jerry and Gene Hiatt; sister, Bonnie Joyce Vega.
Memorial services will take place at a later date. Please make memorial contributions in Marilyn’s memory to Our Savior Lutheran Church, 123 W. Irwin St. Bad Axe, MI 48413. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. Please visit our website to leave a condolence online, www.millsfuneral.com.
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