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Marilyn J. Schirm
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Obituary for Marilyn J. Schirm

Marilyn J. Schirm died peacefully on April 8, 2018, after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer.

Marilyn was born on November 3,1942 in Chicago, to the late Marian and Oldrich Johannes. She spent her childhood in Fox River Grove, IL and the last 30 years of her life in Peachtree City.

Marilyn earned a BS degree in nursing at the University of Iowa in 1964. Following her husband’s career moves, and in addition to raising her sons, she accepted part-time assignments as an obstetric nurse, a medical/surgical nurse, and a visiting nurse. Upon arriving in Peachtree City, Marilyn accepted a full-time position as a Quality Assurance/Utilization Review Analyst at Southern Regional Hospital. She retired in 2008, after working there for 20 years.

Marilyn was an active participant in many activities. She became Master Gardener and was a member of both the Peachtree City Garden Club and the Fayette Master Gardeners, she loved to play bridge on both social and competitive levels, attaining the rank of Bronze Life Master in duplicate bridge. She was also an avid golfer, playing three days a week, and lastly, she loved to travel, having been to all the continents and many countries therein.

Marilyn is survived by Jim, her husband of 55 years; brother, Michael of Spartica, NJ; sons, Jeff (Maggie) of Marietta and Eric of Alpharetta; five grandchildren, Kate (Tyler) Rehi, Jake, Mallory, Brendan and Matt.

A celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, prior to the service.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to Advo-Kids CASA - www.advo-kidscasa.org or Habitat for Humanity - www.habitat.org/Donate


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday

14

Apr

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Peachtree City

200 Robinson Road
Peachtree City, GA 30269

Memorial Service

Saturday

14

Apr

2:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Peachtree City

200 Robinson Road
Peachtree City, GA 30269

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