Marilyn Mc Whirter Thompson, 69 from La Porte, peacefully passed away on October 2, 2019 following complications from her hip surgery.
Marilyn was born on July 23, 1950 in Chicago IL to James and Barbara (Flett) Mc Whirter.
She is survived by her son, Eric Clark Thompson of Rhode Island; brother, William (Sandii) Mc Whirter of La Porte; sister, Bonnie (Bill) Scott of La Porte; brother, James Mc Whirter of La Porte; sister, Susan (Mike) Lee of La Porte; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Amy Lyn Thompson.
Marilyn was a retired Family Therapist. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Oklahoma. Marilyn went on to earn a Masters Degree from both the University of Oklahoma and the University of Nebraska.
She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, La Porte.
Marilyn enjoyed being with family and friends, whether it was family gatherings, book club, card club, helping her sorority sisters, at church, or at the dog park. She enjoyed cooking and was amazing at it. Marilyn's very favorite thing was going out to enjoy a delicious dessert with friends or family. She had a sweet tooth almost as big as her sweet heart.
Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home. The family will hold a Celebration Of Life gathering at the Swanson Activity Center, 910 State St., La Porte, IN on October 26, 2019 from 1-4 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Association, Inc., 1525 Lakeville Drive, Suite 101, Kingwood, TX 77339.
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