Marilyn Love

Marilyn Sue Love, 79, of Dexter, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 at her home.

Graveside memorial services are at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21 at Dexter Cemetery, under the direction of Miles Funeral Service.

A memorial has been established in Marilyn’s name for the Dexter Fire Department. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at

Born Aug. 15, 1942, Marilyn was a lifetime resident of Dexter. She was the youngest child born to Walter and Esther (Rowe) Glass at St. Mary’s Hospital in Winfield. Her mother died when she was 18 months old and a host of family, neighbors and stepmoms cared for her. She was educated in Dexter public schools and graduated in 1960.

Marilyn married H. George Love and two sons were born to this union. She worked at the Winfield State Hospital and Training Center for 32 years, retiring in 1997 to care for her ailing husband.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers, Raymond, Glenn, Merle and infant Larry Dale; and three sisters, Wilma Rademacher, Pat Cox and Wanda McVay.

She is survived by her sons, Douglas Love, of Dexter and his children, Michael, Haily and Payten, and Brian Love and his wife, Pam, of Winfield and their children, Jacob and Jessica; a half-sister by birth, but a full-sister by love, Brenda Erickson, of Meeker, Okla.; and many nieces and nephews.

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