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Lake Almanor Peninsula resident Marilyn Ann Thurber passed from this life Saturday morning, April 8, 2017 at Seneca Healthcare's District Hospital at the age of 81.

Born March 11, 1936 on Long Island, New York to the late Bill and Adeline (Chester) Howell she was raised and educated in Bayshore, NY before moving to Lima, Peru where she attended high school before returning to Bayshore graduating from Bayshore High School as a member of their "Class of 1954". She went on to attend college receiving and Associates Degree in Nutrition.

Marilyn married her childhood sweetheart Calvin Thurber, Sr. in New York and to this union a son and daughter were born. The couple settled in Southern California before moving to the Lake Almanor Peninsula in 1975 from Mission Viejo, CA.

First and foremost, Marilyn was a dedicated wife and mother who took great pride in her family. She did enjoy traveling with her late husband.

In her passing Marilyn leaves her son and daughter-in-law Calvin, Jr. and Tracy Thurber of Lake Almanor, CA, daughter; Lori Thurber-Morris and husband Charlie of Folsom, CA, along with her precious grandchildren; Brandon, Trevor and Travis Thurber, Ashlee Herrera and Allison House and great grandchildren Mateo and Emilio Herrera.

A Celebration of Marilyn's life is being planned for June 24, 2017 11:00AM-1:00PM at 930 Clifford Drive, Lake Almanor, CA 96137. Inurnment will take place in the Chester District Cemetery. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at www.fehrmanmortuary.com.

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Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory-Chester, CA FD1072
162 Main Street Chester, CA 96020
Tel. (530) 283-0358