Marilyn J Lenker

February 24, 1936 ~ November 24, 2020 (age 84)

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84 year old, Marilyn J. Lenker, of Wheatfield passed away November 24, 2020 with her loving family around her.

Marilyn was born to Leonard and Thalia (Lincicome) Phillips on February 24, 1936 in Richmond, Virginia. She married the love of her life, Charles Lenker, on June 26, 1954, in Gary, Indiana. She worked as a nurse’s aide at Gary Methodist Hospital.

Marilyn is survived by her loving family, children: Charles (Sharon) Lenker Jr., Stephen (Emma) Lenker, Ted (Erica) Lenker, Cindy (Jim) Fraticelli, 24 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband: Charles, parents, and 1 grandson.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at the Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Services for Marilyn will take place on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Jim Clark officiating. Interment will follow at the DeMotte Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Make a Wish Foundation.

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Funeral Service
November 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Boersma Funeral Home
90 East Grove Street
Wheatfield, IN 46392

December 5, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Boersma Funeral Home
90 East Grove Street
Wheatfield, IN 46392

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