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Marilyn Marie (Smith) Riehn

April 9, 1938 ~ April 24, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Marilyn Riehn Obituary

Marilyn Marie Riehn, 85, of Millersville, passed away Monday, April 24, 2023, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Marilyn was born April 9, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Edvene and Anita (Henry) Smith. She and Jerry F. Riehn were married November 26, 1960. Their union blessed them with a son, Mark Riehn. Jerry preceded her in death March 20, 2003.

She attended the Roberts School near Oak Ridge through her 8th grade year and then attended Jackson High School, graduating in 1956. She worked for the former Lowenbaum Dress shop. After the birth of her son, she stayed home as a devoted mother and homemaker.

Marilyn was a member of Caney Fork Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and worked in the nursery for many years. She also watched and took care of many babies and children in her home. She enjoyed flower gardening, collecting salt and pepper shakers and decorating her home for each holiday.

Loving survivors include, son, Mark (Tina) Riehn of Millersville; a grandson, John Riehn of Millersville; a brother, Gary (Shirl) Smith of Jackson; four sisters-in-law, Betty Williamson, Betty Riehn, Judy Riehn and Helen Riehn.

In addition to her parents and husband, Jerry; she is preceded in death by and infant sister, Carol Smith.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 4-7 PM at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Funeral service will be Friday, April 28, 2023, at 10:30 AM at the funeral home with the Rev. John Casebolt officiating. Burial will follow in the Niswonger Church Cemetery.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Niswonger Church Cemetery or Caney Fork Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by clicking on the Tribute Tab of Marilyn's personal obituary page at www.mccombsfuneralhome.com

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Public Viewing
April 27, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
April 28, 2023

10:30 AM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Graveside Service
April 28, 2023

12:30 PM
Niswonger Cementery, Millersville, MO
Hwy 72 West
, MO


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