Marilyn Jean Charles
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Marilyn Jean Charles
  • November 1, 1930 - July 6, 2017
  • Sugarcreek Towns, Ohio

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CHARLES, Marilyn J., age 86, of Sugarcreek Township, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on July 6, 2017. She was born in Belmont on November 1, 1930, the daughter of Albert and Eva Powers, and was preceded in death by her parents and husband of 49 years, Roger Charles. She is survived by daughters Linda Raterman and Judy Charles both of Kettering; son-in-law, Rick Raterman; grandsons, Kenneth and his wife Kimberly Raterman and their children Kellan, Jude and Charlie; and Kyle and his wife Melissa Raterman and their children Owen, Hannah, and Gavin. Marilyn graduated from Stivers High School class of 1948 and graduated from Miami Jacobs Business School and worked several years at General Motors. Marilyn married Roger Charles on May 6, 1950 in the Sugarcreek United Presbyterian Church. She worked in the office of Beavercreek Schools, and as librarian at Valley School. For many years, Marilyn enjoyed volunteering at the Kettering Hospital gift shop. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kettering. The family will receive friends for visitation Wednesday, July 12 from 12:00-1:30pm and service at 1:30 officiated by Pastor David Faile at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-Far Hills Chapel. Interment will follow at Miami Valley Memory Gardens. Donations can be made to First Baptist Church of Kettering Building Fund.