Marlen D. Munns

Friday, February 24, 2017

Marlen D. Munns was born to Milton and Viola Presley Munns in Quitman, Ariz., on April 4, 1935.

He was peacefully called home to the Lord on Feb. 23, 2017.

Marlen moved to Indiana in 1950 where he met his wife, Jolene Ratliff Munns. They married on April 6, 1957.

He worked at Methodist Hospital as a maintenance supervisor and retired from Amtrak Railroad in 1999.

Marlen is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Jolen; his son, Jerry Munns; and daughters Marlena Sidebottom and Kim Bowman.

He has nine grandchildren, Derek Crawford (deceased), Chaunta Crawford, Jacob Munns, Cheyenne Beaman, Shane Beaman, Airman 1st Class Joshua Munns, stationed in Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany, Petty Officer 3rd Class Justin Munns stationed at Naval Station Mayport, Jacksonville, Fla., Elisabeth Sidebottom and Emilee Sidebottom; and one great-grandchild, Derek Beaghley.

Marlen was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, two sisters, one niece and several nephews.

Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 at Conkle Funeral Home, Avon. Services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27 at Conkle Funeral Home, Avon. Burial will be in Bainbridge Cemetery.

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