Lillie M Minor

July 30th, 1924 to May 10th, 2017

Lillie Mae Minor, 92, of Marysville, passed away peacefully in the loving care of Schoenmann AFC on May 10, 2017.

Mae was born in Sitka, Kentucky on July 30, 1924 to the late Vance and Rilda Daniels. She married James R. Minor on July 21, 1944 in Ann Arbor, and eventually retired out west to Tucson, Arizona in 1983. Mae’s husband preceded her in death on October 24, 1993 after 49 years of marriage.

Mae enjoyed golfing, playing cards with her friends, and visiting with family, but especially loved bowling. She held the women’s high series and high game titles at Viking Lanes for many decades.

Mae is survived by her son, Bob (Joyce) Minor of Marysville; two brothers, Eschol (Opal) Daniels of Columbus, OH and Allen (Ruth) Daniels of London, OH; three grandchildren, Carol (Robert) Yelinek of Applegate, James G. Minor of San Diego, CA and Andréa (Joe) Skrocki of China; five great grandchildren, Shauna (Rob) Ortiz of Waco, TX, Brittany Yelinek of Chicago, IL, Brandon and Nicholas Yelinek of Applegate and Sami Skrocki of China. Mae is also survived by close extended family, nieces, nephews, and longtime friends in Michigan and Arizona. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Carl, on July 10, 1970, as well as three brothers and three sisters.

Memorial visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Marysville Funeral Home.

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