Marilyn Riley Watt of Las Vegas, NV, age 84, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
She was born May 6, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Harold H. and Marjorie (Morris) Moons.
Marilyn graduated from high school in Detroit in 1953, then earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Michigan State University. She was an elementary teacher in the Detroit Public schools. She was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Detroit.
Marilyn and Howard enjoyed sailing and were very active in the racing program at the Detroit Yacht Club and the swim team activities with her kids. Marilyn and Bruce retired to the golf course Sun City Summerlin in Las Vegas – both enjoyed golfing and had three beloved dogs while living there.
The family will receive friends at Cole Funeral Chapel Thursday, May 16, from 4 – 8:30 pm, with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Our Lady of Fatima, Michigan Center, on Friday, May 17, noon, with Fr. Sateesh Alphonse officiating. The family will greet friends from 11:30-noon at the church. Burial will be Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chelsea, Michigan.
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