Marilyn Larsen, born November 13, 1957, passed away peacefully the morning of December 5, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was welcomed home by her Savior, Jesus Christ, her mother Patricia Nielson, mother-in-law OrReva Larsen and her granddaughter Ella Standage. Marilyn’s legacy will be continued by her beloved husband Terry Larsen, seven children, Jennifer Roberts, Rick Larsen, Amy Standage, Jessica Brooks, Steve Larsen, Daniel Larsen and Alyssa Sellers and 14 grandchildren, her father Mervin Nielson and her sisters Ginny Checketts and Louise Hammer. Marilyn has a wonderful heritage of membership in the Mormon faith. She always loved the Spanish language and for the past several years served in a Spanish speaking congregation where she became fluent in Spanish. She had a passion for learning, sewing (especially quilting), gardening and especially for her grandchildren. Marilyn led a happy and very active life filled with family and friends. She will be sorely missed. The viewing will be Thursday, Dec. 12th from 6-8 PM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa.
Funeral services are Friday, December 13th at 4640 E. Holmes, Mesa, AZ 85206 at 10 AM.