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Marilyn Ann Cox, 88, Rockport

Marilyn Ann (Scheessele) Cox, 88, died on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital from internal complications.

She was born on January 15, 1932, in Rockport, the only child of Wilfred (Dutch) and Cornelia Scheessele. She graduated from Reitz Memorial Catholic High School and worked for Titzer Trucking Company. She enjoyed singing, and before she married, she sang with several big bands to generate war bonds for the USO.

She married the love of her life, Paul Leonard (Potter) Cox, on July 10, 1954. As a young wife and mother, Marilyn enjoyed square dancing, Sonora Home Economics Club, and shopping. She was an active member of St. Rupert Catholic Church in Redbrush.

Surviving are her three children, Paul Timothy (wife, Amy), Mary Jane Cox Kirkpatrick (husband, David), and Max Joseph (wife, Lisa); seven grandchildren, Andrew (wife, Ashley), Emily, William, Sara, Grace and Mason (wife, Emily); and two great-grandchildren, Hannah and Aurelia.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Cox.

Services for Marilyn Ann Cox will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 23, at St. Rupert Catholic Church in Redbrush, with Father Jack Durchholz officiating. Burial will follow in St. Rupert Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation is from 4-8 p.m.. on Wednesday, July 22, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rupert Catholic Church.

Friends may send a condolence to the family at www.BoultinghouseFuneralHome.com.

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