Marilyn Prewo, 79, Hays, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 at HaysMed.
She was born April 2, 1940 in Victoria, the daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth (Mermis) Younger. On Dec. 19, 1973 she was united in marriage to Tommy B. Prewo. They celebrated nearly 46 years of marriage. She was a personal housekeeper, farm wife and jack of all trades. She loved farm life and taking care of cows and calves, gardening, cooking and canning. Marilyn enjoyed dancing, cleaning, being outdoors and animals, especially cats and her dog, Lucky. She was a member of the Basilica of St. Fidelis, a hard worker, selfless and always thinking of others first, and loved her nieces and family.
Survivors include her husband, Tommy of the home in Hays; two brothers, Frank Younger and wife Carla of Colorado and Nathan Younger and wife Donna of Commerce City, Colo.; a sister, Geraldine Ruder of Hays; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ralph Younger and Cletus Younger and wife Rosie; and two sisters, Irene Linenberger and husband Paul and Bernice McMillan and husband Don.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at the Basilica of St. Fidelis in Victoria. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, all at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.
A vigil service and Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested for family wishes to be decided at a later date.
Condolences and memories of Marilyn may be shared with the family at www.haysmemorial.com