Rorick, Marilyn

Written by Steve Lauber.

Marilyn Rorick, 88, of Morenci, Mich., died July 15, 2013, at Hospice of Lenawee in Adrian, Mich.

She was born Jan. 28, 1925, in Adrian, the daughter of Gerald and Ethelyn (Shugars) Bryant.  On June 23, 1945, in Morenci she married Cosper H. Rorick.  He preceded her in death Feb. 11, 1998.

Marilyn lived in the Morenci area most of her life and was a member of the Morenci First Congregational Church.  She was formerly employed at the Morenci Elementary School as a librarian from where she retired. 

She is survived by two sons, Mark (and Linda) Rorick of Morenci and Jerry (and Carol) Rorick of Wauseon, Ohio; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Frank Bryant of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Richard Bryant of Wauseon, Ohio.

In addition to her husband, Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter, Amy Lynn Rorick.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Rev. William VanValkenburg officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is scheduled from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Morenci First Congregational Church or to Hospice of Lenawee County.

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