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Marilyn (Bybee) DeDecker

June 24, 1934 ~ April 20, 2018 (age 83)

Marilyn Bybee DeDecker died April 20, 2018 in Grantsville, Utah.

She was born on June 24, 1934 in Tropic, Utah to Walter Gerald Bybee and Theo Hatch Bybee. She was married to Ray Blickensderfer on November 25, 1955. She later married Art DeDecker on December 22, 1981.

Marilyn worked for Tooele Army Depot for 36 years, in Manpower Management and as a Management Analyst Specialist - she retired in 1989. She was a member of the LDS Church. Marilyn throughly enjoyed a celebration of any kind. She had a way of making every holiday season, birthday and family gathering feel unique and special. Her love of family gatherings was contagious. She instilled values in her children and grandchildren of patriotism, a deep love of family, true friendship and an insatiable zest for life. She was a passionate music enthusiast who loved visiting the concert hall in Wendover. Marilyn was the cornerstone and a matriarch of our family that adored her. We are so blessed and fortunate to have known and loved such a loving, special soul.

She is survived by her children; Bonnie (Joel) Buck, Walker (Laurie) Blickensderfer, Heidi (Gary) Lewis, her sister Shanna Judd, 7 Grandchildren, 3 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild and many other nieces, nephews and extended family members. She was proceeded in death by her parents, her sisters; Cecil Byland and LuAna Bybee, her brother; Jerry Bybee and grandson; Parker Buck.

Visitation will be Friday April 27th, 6:00-8:00PM and Saturday April 28th, 10:00-11:00. Services will follow, 11:00AM at the LDS 5th Ward, Grantsville, UT - 113 W Cherry Street.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the American Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association.

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