Marilyn Mullvain

Marilyn R. Mullvain (Kuykendall), 81, of El Paso, passed away at 11:00 p.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017 surrounded by her loving family in the comfort of her home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home, El Paso with Rev. Shelly Forrest officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the memorial home. Memorials can be made to El Paso United Methodist Church and El Paso Rescue. Memorials can be made to El Paso United Methodist Church and El Paso Rescue Squad.
Marilyn was born on December 23, 1935 in Bellflower, IL, the daughter of Howard E. and Annette Pearson Kuykendall. She married Philip R. Mullvain on October 9, 1954 in Mansfield, IL.
Surviving is her husband, Philip Mullvain, El Paso; one son, Jeffry (Linda) Mullvain, San Diego, CA; two daughters, Jennifer Kaufman; and JoEllen (James) Skolek, both of El Paso. She had six grandchildren, Brandon (Amber) Kaufman, Jenica (Trent) Rarick, Justin (Tania) Skolek, Janelle (Adam) Kamischke, Kelly Mullvain, amd Alex Mullvain and eight great grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Miranda, Braylee, Grace, William, Samuel, Kaydance, and Hunter. She was preceded in death by her parents, six bothers and one sister.
Marilyn was a loving wife, with unending love for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marilyn and Phil made El Paso their home in 1961, where she was extremely supportive of Phil’s entrepreneurship and businesses for 40 years. She ran her own businesses as a Yellow-Ribbon and a Longaberger consultant as well. Her love of others was portrayed by her caregiving for family and friends in times of joy, hope, and need.
She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church and served her church through teaching Sunday school, a multitude of committees and district representation. She served her community by working with many groups including the Corn Festive Committee, election judge and chaired the El Paso Blood-Mobile committee for many years. She spent her time doing what she loved especially quilting, sewing, pinochle, playing bingo, and spending time with her grandchildren.

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