She was a graduate of Odebolt High School and Iowa State Teachers College.
On August 13, 1949 she married Dale Telleen in Odebolt, Iowa.
Dale and Marilyn owned and operated several restaurants and other businesses together during their marriage in Boulder and Grand Junction, Colorado.
Dale passed away May 9, 1992.
Marilyn was also a tour guide many years for ‘Especially For You’ in Arizona.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; son, Paul; and her brother, Robert Sundell.
Survivors include: children: Son, Brad and wife Shari of Chandler, Oklahoma; Son, Gary and wife Stephanie of Haven, Kansas; daughter-in-law Patty Telleen of Ft. Collins, Colorado; seven grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2018 at Gowrie Township Cemetery with Rev. Brad Telleen presiding. Memorial gifts may be made to Sole Hope, 605 East Innes Street, #3263, Salisbury, NC 28144, or solehope.org/telleen.b