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Marilyn Aili Hatara

March 3, 1944 — July 23, 2012

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Marilyn Aili Hatara, age 68 of St. Marys, Georgia passed away unexpectedly in Monday, July 23, 2012 at Brunswick Campus Hospital in Brunswick, GA.

She was born March 3, 1944 in Negaunee, MI daughter to Arvid and Aili (Maki) Tarvainen. Marilyn graduated from L'Anse High School in 1962; then graduated from St. Luke's Nursing School in Marquette, MI as a Registered Nurse. She married Pekka Hatara. Marilyn lived all over the country but most recently in St. Marys, GA for the past 9 years. She enjoyed nursing, and was an RN for 46 years; currently working for Hartland Hospice in Brunswick, GA.

Surviving are her son Peter Hatara of Belleville, MI; brother Robert (Mary) Tarvainen of Covington, MI; granddaughters Tuija Hatara and Elizabeth Hatara.

Preceding her in death are her parents; son Harry Hatara; sisters, Sadie Rosten, Helen Sliger; and brother, Clarence Tarvainen.

Visitation will be on Thursday, August 2nd from 10-12:00 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Covington. The funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm with Rev. Mark Reinsch officiating. Burial will be in the Covington Cemetery. The Jacobson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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