Marilyn J. Tenpenny, 76, Sandusky, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in her daughter's residence in Olmsted Falls, Ohio.
She was born Dec. 27, 1930, in Willard. She was employed as a realtor for Realty One on Catawba Island, and owned a beauty salon. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Sandusky, and loved painting.
She is survived by her daughter, Sherri Tenpenny; and son-in-law, C.D.R. Kevin D. Carey, U.S.N., of Olmsted Falls; and a brother, Jack Ward of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alan Tenpenny, in 1996; parents, Duthiel and Laura (Howse) Ward; and a brother,Dr. Donald Ward.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. Nov. 15 until a memorial service at 6 p.m. in Sunset Memorial Park Chapel, 6265 Columbia Road, North Olmsted. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Willard.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 29101 Health Campus Drive, Suite 400, Westlake, OH 44145.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, Sandusky, is handling the arrangements.
Condolences may be made to toftfh.com.