Marilyn Suzanne Lake
May 16, 1935 – September 14, 2021
Marilyn (Mimi) Lake of Grand Rapids, MI passed away peacefully on September 14, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Marilyn lived in Grand Rapids her entire life graduating from Ottawa Hills High School and Davenport College. She had many interests including traveling the United States, collecting antiques, and her famous “pig collection”. When Marilyn was younger, she purchased a cottage on Lake Michigan that served as a family get together all summer long, creating close family bonds and cherished memories. Marilyn deeply loved and was devoted to her family always. She loved Christmas and gave extravagantly to all her nephews and nieces, saving throughout the year to do so.
Marilyn was a faithful worker starting out her clerical career at Roney and Company and retiring from Massachusetts Mutual in order to care for her mother. Marilyn loved God and exemplified His attributes. She was always kind, humble, giving and caring. She loved everyone, and was a lifelong, faithful, friend to many.
She is survived by her loving sister Judith Antles, nephew Scott (Barb) Antles, niece Tami (David) Marek, great nieces and nephews: Kaitlind and Vince Fasburg, David and Courtney Marek, Caleb Marek, Ashley and Andrew Efting, Aubrey Antles, Alexis Antles, Ryan Antles and most recent cherished great, great nephew and niece Samuel and Addison Efting. Marilyn is sadly missed by all.
A private service will be held on Friday at Courtland Cemetery.