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Marilyn Mast Ransom, 72, of Frankfort, died at 4:40 a.m. Dec. 4, 2017 at Wesley Manor. She was born June 24, 1945 in Frankfort, to George E. and Martha (Stine) Mast. She married Thomas V. Ransom on Aug. 21, 1966 in Frankfort and he survives. Marilyn was a 1963 graduate of Frankfort High School and received her MS Degree from Indiana University in 1968. She was a lifelong Frankfort resident. Marilyn was a teacher for the Community Schools of Frankfort for 22 years, retiring in Jan. of 2005. Prior to teaching she owned and operated a preschool for several years. She was a member of the St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Tri-Kappa, Indiana University Alumni Assoc. and Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. She was a world traveler, she enjoyed scrapbooking and wintering in Florida. She is survived by
husband Thomas V. Ransom of Frankfort; one daughter, Melissa Ransom McQuinn of Frankfort; three sons Todd (Brenda) Ransom of Lebanon, Mark (Carrie) Ransom of Lebanon and Rob (Andrea) Ransom of Denver, Colorado; one sister, Carol Mast Breeden of Columbus; eight grandchildren, Tucker Ransom, Irene Ransom, Marli Ransom, Jane Ransom, Hannah McQuinn, Macie McQuinn, and Rawley and Ketner Ransom. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph Kendrick Ransom and her brother, Robert Mast. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 16, 2017 at the First Christian Church, 58 S. Columbia St., Frankfort. Pastor Pam Ditson-McCall will officiate. Visiting with the Ransom family will follow the memorial service in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorial donations may be made to the Ransom Endowment Fund, (which benefits local activities in Boone and Clinton County) c/o Clinton County Community Foundation, 215 W. Sycamore St., Kokomo, IN 46901. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, IN is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a personal message with the family.
Published on December 5, 2017
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