Marilyn was born on May 28, 1932, in Portland, Ore., and moved to The Dalles at age four. She was the youngest of three children born to A.J. and Emma Zodrow. She was a proud graduate of St. Mary’s Academy and a parishioner of St. Peter’s Catholic Church for over 80 years.
She married Sam Ciranny in 1955 and spent the next 59 years sharing all the ups and downs of life together until he passed in 2014. She dedicated her life to raising four children but always made time to volunteer in the community and the church.
She is survived by her son, Craig Ciranny of Oregon City, daughter, Lisa Ciranny of The Dalles, daughter, Jan Nordlund of Salem, son-in-law, Chris Nordlund, and grandchildren, Alec and Emma Nordlund. She is predeceased by her husband, Sam, daughter, Vicki, sister, Evelyn Macnab, and brother, Harold Zodrow.
She passed away July 4, 2018 with all of her family surrounding her.
A funeral mass will be held Friday, July 13, 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s.
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