June 18, 1953 – June 6, 2020
Marilyn Stone, age 66, passed away at EveryStep Kavanagh House on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 12, 2020, at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.
Marilyn was born on June 18, 1953 in Polk County, Iowa to Martin and Doreen (Morain) Riis. She graduated from Linn-Mar High School and earned her undergrad from Iowa State University. Marilyn then went on to attain her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. She was an Occupational Therapist around the Des Moines Area, working for Mercy Clinics for many years. Marilyn was united in marriage to Ron Stone and they were later divorced.
Marilyn was very good at sewing, she could recreate something without even needing a pattern. She enjoyed scrapbooking with her two nieces, Kate and Jennifer. Marilyn was also a Christian throughout her life.
Marilyn is survived by her sister: Marta and husband Michael Klavon of Cedar Rapids; nieces: Jennifer and Kate Klavon of Ankeny and step-sister, Louise and husband Leon Gorsch of Rockton, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents Martin and Doreen Riis.
Friday, June 12, 2020