Marilyn Dorothy (Kapp) CatherNovember 7, 1931 ~ April 12, 2017 (age 85)
Marilyn D. Cather, 85, a long-time Sylvania Township resident, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Ebeid Hospice Residence, Sylvania.
Marilyn served as a Registered Nurse who practiced until she reached the age of 80. She was extremely dedicated to her patients and they fondly referred to her as “Sarge.” Marilyn began raising Bullmastiff Dogs in 1973, and was a life member of the Bullmastiff Association.
She is survived by her daughter Mary Jo Peters; sons Charles W. (Kathleen) and James C. (Kelly) Cather; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; brother William Kapp; and faithful K – 9 Companion Beez. Marilyn was preceded in death by her loving husband Charles D. Cather.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sylvania, Tuesday, April 18th at 10 AM.
Those wishing to offer memorials, in lieu of flowers, are asked to consider the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, PO Box 515, North Hampton, MA. 01061-0515, or the Bullmastiff Cancer Fund, ABA Health and Research C/O Kathy Kocher 3480 Bunker Lake Blvd. Ham Lake, MN.
Marilyn was many things, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, a great nurse who was totally dedicated to her patients, and a faithful loyal friend to many; she will be missed!
Professional services were provided by the Reeb Funeral Home, where on line condolences may be offered at www.reebfuneralhome.com