Marilyn Jean Quick

Marilyn Jean Quick, age 90, went home to be with the Lord on Monday morning, February 10, 2020 at Northwood Meadows in Cass City.
She was born August 13, 1929 in Arbela Township, Michigan, the daughter of the late Willard and Verna (Johnson) Newton. Marilyn married Richard Steffens on August 12, 1950, and four daughters were born to them— Jan, Jeanette, Jill, and Joy. Richard passed away in 1966.
On October 30, 1971 she was united in marriage to Henry Floyd Quick, who preceded her in death on January 31, 2013.
Marilyn is remembered for her love of life, particularly when spent with her family and many friends. Throughout the years, she enjoyed camping, bowling, playing cards, and attending school and church programs that her grandchildren were in. Marilyn was a member of the Vassar First United Methodist Church for over 70 years and sang in the choir there for many years.
Surviving family include her children, Jan (Don) Paquette, Jill (Jim) Miller, Joy (Randy) Perry, and Rich (Cherie) Ballor; son-in-law Chuck Cushman; grandchildren, Matthew (Kris) Paquette, Kimberly (Scott) Wegrzyn, Justin (Kim) Cushman, Brian (Samanatha) Cushman, Amanda (Cory) Berkebile, Brad (Kristen) Miller, Tyler (Elisabeth) Perry, Lauren (Phil) Pierce, Mary Ballor, and Jacob Ballor; great-grandchildren, Zach and David Wegrzyn; Brady Paquette; Jeanette and Dominick Cushman; Walker Cushman; Allie, Matt, Olivia, and Jeremy Berkebile; Cohen and Quinn Miller; and Charlotte Perry.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her sister, Katheryn Lewandowski, and her daughter, Jeanette Cushman.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Vassar First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Scott Sherrill will officiate, with private burial at Riverside Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St. in Vassar and on Friday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Those desiring may consider a memorial contribution to the Vassar First United Methodist Church, Northwood Meadows, or Compassus Hospice.

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