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Marilyn Stangl

July 03, 2024 - 00:00
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Marilyn Elizabeth Stangl of Okarche peacefully went to be with our Heavenly Father on June 29, 2024, at the age of 91, leaving behind a legacy of love and kindness. Marilyn was born Aug. 19, 1932, in Kingfisher. She was the daughter of Joe and Teresa (Schaefer) Mueggenborg of Kingfisher.

At the age of 16, she graduated high school from Sacred Heart Academy in Wichita, Kan.

On July 16, 1953, she married EJ Stangl, and they were blessed with seven children, raising them on a farm northwest of Okarche, where faith and family values were instilled.

Marilyn was a homemaker, raising her family, teaching them patience and determination by working in the garden, milking cows, raising chickens and selling fresh eggs.

Marilyn worked at Gold Bank in Kingfisher for 15plus years before retiring in 2005, treasuring the longterm friendships she established during this time.

Marilyn was a proud and beloved mom, grandma and great-grandma, never missing a sporting event, band concert or graduation ceremony.

Marilyn was well-known for her homemade coconut cream pie and cinnamon rolls, which she truly took pleasure in making.

She loved weekend lake trips, cards and dominos, dinner and movie outings, casino trips and traveling with Catholic church groups.

Over the years, Marilyn had numerous lifelong friends and has touched the lives of many families making a positive and lasting impact on them.

Marilyn was a longstanding member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Altar Society and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas in Okarche.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Andy (Tucson, Ariz.), Paul (Clinton), Mark and Margaret (Kingfisher), Joe and Marlene (Okarche), Barb and James Hill (Arcadia), Julie and Tony Johnson (Mustang); 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; sisters Dorothy Taylor of Shawnee, Jane Smola of Stillwater, Martha James of Brighton, Colo., and Pat Crone of Kingston; and a host of other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband EJ; son Jim; brothers Vernon, Jim and Henry Mueggenborg; and sister Peggy Feuerborn.

The family requests to please consider a donation in Marilyn’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, Oklahoma Chapter – oklahoma.

A wake service and rosary was Tuesday, July 2, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, July 3, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Final resting place will be at the Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in Okarche.

Pallbearers were Tim Stangl, Patrick Stangl, Russell Stangl, Chad Stangl, Jacob Stangl, Matthew Stangl and Cory Johnson Honorary pallbearers were Frieda Alig, Donna Howe, Carol Morkes, Janice Payne, Mary Ann Schaefer, and Alice Stroud.

The family would like to thank St. Katherine Drexel Retirement Center and Legacy Family Hospice staff for their attention and care.

Funeral services were under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home, Kingfi sher.