Celebration of life services for Marilyn Rosenau Livingood, 86, of Lawrence, KS, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 19, 2013, Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence. A family inurnment service will be held at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, KS. She died on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Marilyn was born on October 11, 1926 in Lawrence, KS, the daughter of Otto and Pearl (Gabriel) Rosenau.
She was a member of the Plymouth Congregational Church and the church choir, and was a member of P.E.O. Chapter FZ. She was also a member of Kaw Valley Quilters Guild and Bits & Pieces Prayer Group.
She lived her faith while enjoying her family, friends, music, and needlework.
Marilyn was married to H. Harlan Livingood on June 15, 1947 in Danforth Chapel in Lawrence. He preceded her in death on February 26, 2007.
Survivors include three daughters, Christy McCoy, and husband, Mike, McMinnville, OR, Stephanie Wind, and husband, Peter, LaGrange, IL, Amy Rogers, and husband, David, Stilwell, KS; one son, David Livingood, and wife, Peg, Lawrence; ten grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Shirley Foutz in 1968.
The family will greet friends following the service on Saturday.
The family suggests memorials in her name to the Plymouth Congregational Church – Choir Music Fund or Presbyterian Manor Good Samaritan Fund, Lawrence, KS and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.