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Marilyn Deaton

July 11, 1935 - September 05, 2017

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Marilyn Jean Deaton, 82, of Rochester Hills, Michigan died September 5, 2017 in Waterford, Michigan.

Born July 11, 1935 in Park Rapids, Minnesota to Lloyd Justin Ohngren and Eleanor Pearl (McAllester) Ohngren.

Marilyn graduated in 1953 from Rochester High School and married the love of her life Winford Ray Deaton on June 6, 1958 at St. John’s Church in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

Winford died May 14, 2014.

Marilyn is survived by her children Dana Deaton, Susan (Karen) Hunt and Dale (Debbie) Deaton. 7 grandchildren Abby, Andrew, Kyle, Daniel, Kristopher, Megan and Devin. 2 great granddaughters Emily and Makayla as well as her siblings, Diane (Ron) Pini, John (Marie) Ohngren, Jim (Mary) Ohngren and Richard (Joyce) Ohngren.  She is preceded in death by her parents Lloyd and Eleanor Ohngren and her sister Darlene Kriebel

Funeral Information

Visitation will be from 3 pm until 8 pm on Thursday September 7, 2017 at Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel 48271 Van Dyke Avenue Shelby Township, Michigan 48317 (586) 731- 4150

A Celebration of her life will be held on 11 am Friday at Gethsemane Lutheran Church 1892 E Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

A procession to Christian Memorial Cemetery for her burial will follow.


Visitation:  Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel

Service:  Gethsemane Lutheran Church

Cemetery:  Christian Memorial Cemetery

Marilyn Deaton


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Thanks to all the Gramer staff for the beautiful job you did for our family. We are so happy we chose you as the funeral home. You were all so nice and comforting during our time of grief.