May 22, 1944 - September 30, 2017
Marilyn R. Van Slyke age 73 of Spring Green passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Greenway Manor Nursing Home in Spring Green. She was born on May 22, 1944 in Norwalk, WI the daughter of Henry and Mary (Wacker) Kotten. She was married on July 1, 1967 to William “Bill” Van Slyke. Marilyn was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lone Rock and the Richland County Homemakers. Marilyn was strong, hardworking and loved to spend time with her family and friends. She had a curious mind and was always wanting to learn new things. Survivors include her 4 daughters, Maria Van Slyke of Dodgeville, Ann (Matthew) Muhr of Spring Green, Melinda (Eric Rimel) Van Slyke of Spring Green, Valerie (Cory Gaskell) Van Slyke of Boise, Idaho, 4 grandchildren, Benjamin and Emily Muhr, Trey and Josie Gaskell, 4 siblings, Cletus (Joyce) Kotten of Findlay, Ohio, Bernard (Bonnie) Kotten, Kathleen (Ronald) Stoikes, Patricia (James) Kowitz all of Norwalk, WI, a sister-in-law, Patricia Kotten of Tempe, Arizona, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends, She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Mary Kotten, her husband, Bill Van Slyke, a brother, James Kotten and several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lone Rock at 11:00 A.M. Fr. Wesley Janowski will officiate with burial in the St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Spring Green. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green from 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. where a rosary will be prayed at 3:30 P.M. Visitation will also be held on Saturday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Mass. Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with the arrangements.