Rev. Marlyn Stukey, 77, of Swanton, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord peacefully in her sleep, Sunday morning, December 29, 2019. She was born July 4th, 1942 in Fulton County. On June 10, 1972, she married William "Bill" Stukey and were lifelong residents of the Swanton area. He preceded her in death on January 22nd of this year.
Marlyn earned a Masters of Education from the University of Toledo and taught in the Swanton Public Schools for 35 years. Most of her tenure was teaching 8th Grade Earth Science to generations of Swanton students. After retiring from teaching, she was ordained as a minister of the Nazarene Church and actively served the church for many years. She also was a painter of tole and decorative art. Her favorite subject to paint was nature, especially flowers. She received several blue ribbons for work entered at the County Fair.
Marlyn is survived by her son, Jeffrey Stukey; granddaughters, Alisha, Arianna and Adalynn Stukey; Brothers and sisters: Hazel (Kenny) Stewart, Bernard (Ginger) Christy, Darlene (Chuck) Line, Barbra (Edward) Shartzer, Robert (Cindy) Christy, and Kenneth (Joan) Christy; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may visit Friday, January 3rd from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton (419.826.2631). Visitation will continue Saturday, January 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Swanton Nazarene Church, where service celebrating her life will begin at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Harold Ratliff officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to:
Portage Holiness Camp
c/o John Brown, Treasurer
7626 Broadwyn Dr.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068