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Marilyn R. Schram

November 20, 1939 December 1, 2017
Marilyn R. Schram
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Obituary for Marilyn R. Schram

Marilyn R. Schram, age 78 years, died peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Bay Shores Nursing Care Center. She was born in Bay City on November 20, 1939 to the late William and Clara (Grembowski) Stender. Marilyn graduated from Handy High School and attended Bay City Business College. On May 23, 1959, Marilyn married the love of her life, Dave Schram, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was an active member and volunteer at St. Catherine of Siena (St. Vincent DePaul Church). Marilyn and Dave were very involved with the Courtland Farms South Community where they lived. She was a talented quilter, enjoyed sewing and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Marilyn retired from Bay Medical Center/McLaren-Bay Region after several years of service.

Surviving besides her loving husband Dave are their four children: Cindy (Tom) Pointe of Lakes of the North, MI., Jenny (Paul) Reder of Bay City, David (Roxanne) Schram of Kawkawlin and Vicki (Phil) Wagner of Wayne, MI.; seven grandchildren: Calvin, Jamie, Cody, Jacob, Ian, Nathaniel and Vivian; her twin brother: William Jr. (Bonnie) Stender of Midland; sister: Claire (Roy) Ancel of Sun City, FL.; several nieces and nephews. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Pat Davis.

The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (St. Vincent DePaul Church), 2956 North Union at Two Mile, Bay City, MI. Marilyn will lie in state in church Tuesday after 10 AM. Rev. John Sarge will preside and private burial will follow at Floral Gardens Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Monday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be directed to McLaren Hospice. For on-line sentiments:

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2:00 PM 12/4/2017 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/4/2017 8:00:00 PM
W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel, Inc

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel, Inc
256 N. Madison Avenue Bay City 48708 MI
United States





11:00 AM 12/5/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Catherine of Siena - St. Vincent de Paul Church

2956 E. North Union
Bay City, MI 48706

St. Catherine of Siena - St. Vincent de Paul Church
2956 E. North Union Bay City 48706 MI
United States

Cemetery Details


Floral Gardens Final Resting Place

2215 Cass Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708

2215 Cass Avenue Bay City 48708 Michigan
United States

Memorial Contribution

McLaren Hospice


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