Marilyn Bales 1934 - 2008 Overland Park
Graveside services for Marilyn Jean Bales, 73, formerly of Overland Park, were Saturday, May 24, in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa. Mrs. Bales died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Brewster Place in Topeka, Kan., after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
She was born Aug. 17, 1934, in Topeka, the daughter of Wendell and Mildred Keim.
She received a teaching degree from Washburn University and married Warren Lee Bales in 1957. The couple lived in Overland Park until Warren's death in 2001.
Survivors include a son, Steve Bales, Omaha, Neb.; two daughters, Jennifer Borkovich, Traverse City, Mich., and Jeanette Jolkowski, Omaha, Neb.; and four grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, sent in care of Amos Family Funeral Chapel in Shawnee, 10901 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66203.
Online condolences can be made at amosfamily.com.
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