Marilyn Joyce Rector

1935 ~ 2021

age 86, of Comstock Park, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 12, 2021. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and also active at her church. Marilyn was known as one who always sent cards to everyone for special days. She will be greatly missed by her husband of 64 years, Allan; children: Bonnie Byers, Brenda and Walter Susemihl, Linda and Robert Paulsen, Julie Rector; grandchildren: Jim, Ben, and Emily Byers, Andrea (Jason) Kuiawa, Kate (Patrick) Wells, Nicole (Jesse) Feldmeyer, Dan (Laura) Paulsen, Heather (Matt) Buckowing, Holly (Josh) Shannon; 9 great grandchildren; sister: Grace Mullennix, brother: Ed and Sandra Dantuma; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son, Daniel Rector; son-in-law, David Byers;

A funeral service will be held at Blythefield Christian Reformed Church, 6350 Kuttshill Dr. NE, Rockford, 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 16, 2021, with Rev. Henry Admiraal officiating. Relatives and friends may visit the family one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be held at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blythefield CRC. Condolences may be sent online at

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September 16, 2021 8:05pm

Praying for you in your lose

- donna faber

September 16, 2021 8:03pm

Julie are you the Julie that camped at Mitchell State park in Cadillac if it is please look me up on Facebook so sorry for the lose of your mom

- Donna Faber. WS VanderWeide

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