Marilyn Rae Smith
Marilyn Rae Smith
  • May 24, 1931 - July 28, 2017
  • Modesto, California

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Marilyn Rae Smith, 86, of Modesto, California, passed away on July 28, 2017, from natural causes. Marilyn was born in Modesto on May 24, 1931. She graduated from Modesto and received an AA from Modesto Junior College. Marilyn was married to Gary Smith for 40 years, until his passing in 1989. Marilyn worked for Chester Smith until her retirement at age 70. She enjoyed fishing, art, gardening, animals and family. She was an accomplished pianist, pilot and actively involved in the Omega Nu Sorority, and the Republican party serving as the State Treasurer for the republican women during the Ronald Regan campaign. Marilyn is survived by her daughter, Heather Lynn Smith, and son Gary F. Smith, Jr. Marilyn is preceded in death by her husband Gary and her 3 sisters; Joyce Ichord, Peggy Menchinella and Pamela Brown. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at Lakewood Memorial, 900 Santa Fe Avenue, Hughson, Ca. Graveside service.