Obituary: Marilyn Quear



Marilyn M. Quear, 86, died Nov. 12 at Copper Trace in Westfield. She was born March 10, 1930, to Robert M. and Notie M. (Schako) Schoen in Indianapolis.

Marilyn was a 1948 graduate of Broad Ripple High School and received an associate’s degree from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill. She was a homemaker and for 10 years was a bookkeeper for the family business, Citizens Grain Co. in Lapel. Marilyn formerly attended Clarksville Christian Church and lived for many years at her lake home at Thomas Lake near Greencastle. She enjoyed nature, fishing, feeding her birds and was a very good cook. Most of all, Marilyn loved her family and entertaining her grandchildren at the lake house.

She is survived by her daughter, Terry (Kenny) Boone; son, Richard (Rene) Quear; grandchildren, Jacqueline Boone, Jamie Boone, Jeri Boone, David (Annie) Quear, Amanda (Stuart) Williamson, Lynn Farrell, and Greg (Melissa) Farrell; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death in 1986 by her husband of 44 years, C. Robert Quear; son, R. Michael Quear; daughter-in-law, Teresa Quear-Jones; and brother, Robert M. Schoen Jr.