Marilyn Shirley Grinnell

April 6, 1926August 5, 2018

Marilyn Shirley Grinnell, 92, of La Mesa, California, Passed away August 5, 2018 of age related medical complications. A Southern California native, she was the daughter of the late Lucille and Alvin Nelson.

She Survived by her son Larry E. Grinnell of San Diego; And may dear friends from 1st Church of Christ Scientists, La Mesa, and the neighborhood where she lived for her last years

Marilyn's life was being a loving mother to her husband and two children. She participated in all the adventures life provided: Skiing from the California Sierras to Italian and Swiss Alps. Fishing in the lakes of California, the Pacific Ocean off the California Coast, and the Atlantic surrounding Bermuda. She loved travel and visited almost all of Europe, Iceland and Bermuda. Her true joy was sharing her life's adventures while loving and supporting her family.

Christian Science was her other true joy, and no matter where she roamed, Christian Science was a part of her life.

A Celebration Of Life will be held, with readings from the Bible and Science and Health. A time and place will be announced at a later time this month. Call 619-462-6762 to contact her son, Larry


No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.

Marilyn Shirley Grinnell

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Jim Melton

September 1, 2018

Good bye to my wonderful mother-in-law. She was a beautiful and lovely lady, inside and out. Now she is again with her husband Earl and daughter Joyce.