Marilyn A. Sparks-Kinning, 79, of Decatur NE

MARILYN A. SPARKS-   KINNING, 79 years, of Decatur, Nebraska, passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Pender Community Hospital in Pender, Nebraska.

Marilyn was born February 15, 1935, in Decatur, to Delmar and Fern (Kellogg) Stillman. She attended Decatur Public schools.

Marilyn was a cook and CNA for many years. On October 27 1951, Marilyn married Robert Sparks. They had four children. Robert passed away in 1990. On August 17, 1996, she married Delmar Kinning. He passed away in 2007.

Marilyn was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Decatur. She loved to crochet and play cards. She also loved going to the casino with friends and spending time with her family and friends. She will always be remembered for her famous chicken and noodles.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Robert and Delmar; son, Robert “Myrna” Sparks, grandson, Cody Sparks; sisters, Naomi, Georgene, Ruby, Sharon and brothers, Kenneth, Arthur, Del Ray and Jonnie.

Survivors include her daughters, Shirley Lampkin and Donnie Greve, Barb and Roger Phillips all of Decatur, Marlene Graham of Lyons, NE; daughter-in-law, Cindy Sparks of Lyons; grandchildren, Melissa and Daniel Rascon of Fremont, NE, Kellie and Jose Ramos of South Sioux City, NE, Becky Sparks of Blair, NE, Katie, Kyle and Molly Phillips of Decatur, Angela and David Whitley of Lyons, Robert Sparks Jr. of Decatur, Amanda and T.J. Beacom of Vermillion, SD, Ashley LeClaire of St. Paul, MN, Matt and Sam Graham of Clarksville, TN;  16 great grandchildren; brother, Robert Stillman of Florida; many nieces and nephews.

FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Decatur.

VISITATION: Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church.

BURIAL: Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur.

MEMORIALS: To the family

Please feel free to send your condolences to the family.
Each condolence will be printed and given to the family after the service.

Marilyn Kinning

Marilyn Kinning

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