Marilyn R. Meigs, 96, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 20, 2023 at the Wayne County Care Center.
A private family service will be held with Pastor John Finn officiating. Burial will take place at Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Marilyn was born on October 2, 1926 in Canton, Ohio to George H. and Ruth R. Heyman Lahm. She married Arthur W. Meigs on June 21, 1955. He preceded her in death on November 12, 2015.
Marilyn was a 1944 graduate of Wooster High School. Upon graduation, she worked in the family jewelry store, Lahm Jewelers. Marilyn enjoyed volunteering at Wooster Community Hospital, serving as a pink lady for over forty years. A long-time member of Trinity United Church of Christ, she served as a member of the Women’s Guild and as a breakfast program volunteer. Marilyn opened her home to host international students on many occasions. She also enjoyed traveling with Art, taking many trips throughout the United States and internationally.
Marilyn took great pride in raising and caring for her family. She supported her children and grandchildren in their many school activities and sporting events. Marilyn is survived by her three children; Cindy (Doug) Henshaw, Doug (Clarica) Meigs, both of Wooster, and Susanne Meigs of Columbus. She is also survived by four grandchildren; Dan and Jill Henshaw, Chris and Spencer Meigs; along with many nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Pam Bush.
In addition to her parents and husband, Marilyn was preceded in death by her sister Jean (Bill) Simpson.
Those who wish may make contributions to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd, Wooster, OH 44691.
The family would like to extend gratitude and thanks to the staffs of Danbury Senior Living, Wayne County Care Center and Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare for their compassionate care of Marilyn.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com