81, of Hopkins, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at her home. Marilyn was born June 15, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Norman and Nora (Elliot) McBrien. Marilyn was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was a homemaker for all her life. Marilyn was a loving and caring mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed. Marilyn is survived by her children: David (Debra) Dame, Richard Dame, Nora Graw, Colleen (Denny) Marihugh, Mary (Bill) Lutke, Nelson (Sonya) Dame Jr, Daniel Dame, Dennis (Sarah) Dame, Edward (Sue) Dame; her twenty-five grandchildren; her twenty-three great-grandchildren. Marilyn is preceded in death by her husband Nelson; her daughter-in-law Terry; her grandson Evan; and her three brothers. Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 2-8:00 P.M., with a Rosary at 7:00 P.M. at Gorden Funeral Residence, Hopkins Chapel. The Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Stanislaus Parish in Dorr, Michigan. The Reverend Father Harry Potter will be the Celebrant. Interment will be at St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to: Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn Street, Allegan, Michigan 49010. Arrangements are being made by Gorden Funeral Residence.