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Marilyn Frances (Harlett) Best

June 7, 1928 ~ July 29, 2017 (age 89)

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August 2, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory
214 S. Monroe St.
Tiffin, Ohio 44883

Funeral Mass
August 3, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
85 South Sandusky St.
Tiffin, Ohio 44883

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Marilyn Frances Best, 89, of Tiffin, died at 9:42 am Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Marilyn was born June 7, 1928, in Tiffin to Constantine and Lucinda (Gase) Harlett. She married Paul Best in 1950, and they later divorced.

Survivors include a son, John (Sandi) Best of Tiffin; a daughter, Mary Schleter of Tiffin; 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, four step-great grandchildren; two step great-great grandchildren and a sister, Roberta Healey of Fostoria.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Donald Best, a grandchild, two step-great-grandchildren.

Marilyn had attended Hopewell-Loudon High School, retired from the General Electric Company and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-3113.  A Wake service will be at 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Prayers will be said at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, August   3, 2017, at the funeral home followed by a Mass at  10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Anthony Coci officiating.  Burial will take place immediately after the service in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. 

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