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Marilyn Kay Charles 1946 - 2022
Marilyn Kay Charles

MCPHERSON — Marilyn Kay Charles passed away on Oct. 2, 2022 in McPherson, Kan. She was born Oct. 23, 1946 at Russell, Kan., the daughter of Emanuel and Elsie Funk. She was a retired teacher having taught for 20 years in various locations. 

She is survived by her best friend, Richard Charles of Lindsborg; her sister, Joetta Hendrickson of Port Angelas, Wash.; her daughter, Cassie Koehn and husband Dustin Koehn, and grandchildren Cade, Matthew, Tyler, Kylie, Lakyn and Kinzie all of Newton; sister-in-law, Janet Funk of Milberger, and nephews Doug, Warren and Deric. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emanuel and Elsie Funk; and brother, Wayne Funk. 

There will be a Graveside Service at Milberger Cemetery, Milberger, Kan., on Tuesday Oct. 11th at 11 a.m. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorials may be donated to the United Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Milberger, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544. Complete notice may viewed and condolences sent at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home 

PO Box 146 

Hoisington, KS. 67544

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 7, 2022