Marilyn Jean Voudry, 74, of Vermillion, passed away at Sanford Heart Hospital of Sioux Falls, on Nov. 29, 2013.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at the Kober Funeral Home of Vermillion with Rev. Elmer Aakre officiating. Visitation took place prior to the service beginning at 8 a.m.
Burial took place immediately following the service in the Elk Point Cemetery in Elk Point.
A luncheon was held at the Eagles Club in Vermillion following the burial.
Marilyn was born on Jan. 23, 1939, in Elk Point to Harold and Dorothy (Ferdig) Bryan.
Marilyn grew up in Elk Point and attended Elk Point High School. On April 11, 1959, she married the love of her life Clarence Voudry. She worked frequently as a child care provider from her home and raising and caring for children seemed to be a calling for her. She was considered the caretaker and central hub for her family. She loved her grandchildren and she enjoyed yearly trips to Worlds of Fun with all of her family, a tradition she began in 1975.
In her free time she enjoyed gardening, both inside and outside, as she loved the game Farmville. She also loved the music of Elvis.
She is survived by her husband, Clarence Voudry; her children, Danny Voudry of Vermillion, Shery (Bob) Budihas of Mission Hill, Kathy Voudry of Merritt Island, FL, Mark Voudry of Vermillion, and Marsha Voudry of Burbank; her brothers, Truman (Linda) Bryan of Buna, TX, and Merlin Bryan of Elk Point; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Dorothy Bryan; and her brother, Arlin Bryan.
Services have been entrusted to the Kober Funeral Home of Vermillion.
Condolences may be posted online at www.koberfuneralhome.com.