Marilyn Ruth (Woods) Sothers, 72, was born on December 5, 1941, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to Vernon Franklin and Velma Flossie (Louder) Woods. Marilyn passed away November 27, 2014, in Concordia, KS.
Marilyn graduated from Courtland High School in 1959 and attended Dental Hygienist School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On August 21, 1960, she was united in marriage to Maurice Elder Sothers at the United Methodist Church in Courtland, KS. They resided in their home in rural Scandia, KS.
Marilyn currently worked as a Kansas/Missouri District Manager for Stanley Home Products from October of 1962 until her death. Marilyn also currently worked as a cashier at the Concordia Kansas Walmart.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Velma Woods, and her sister, Peggy Richmond.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Maurice Sothers ; daughters , Misty Sothers of Grand Junction, CO, and Miki Voelker of Holstein, NE; sister Sharon Kalivoda of Cuba, KS; son-in-law, Ric Voelker; and four granddaughters, Sarah, Izabella, Azryn, and Elexzia Voelker; and numerous other family members and friends.
Visitation will be held Sunday, November 30, 2014, from noon to 8 PM, with family receiving friends from 6-8 pm at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville, KS. Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM at the Courtland United Methodist Church on Monday December 1, 2014. Burial will be at the Courtland Cemetery following the service. Memorials may be made to the family. Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas are entrusted with these arrangements.