Maryln M. Hunt, 64

Maryln Maud Hunt, age 64, of South Haven, died peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at her daughter’s home, under hospice care.

She was born Aug. 18, 1949, in Cokato, to Toivo William and Alyce (Olson) Kotila.

She graduated with the Cokato High School class of 1969, and furthered her education at St. Cloud Technical College.

Maryln married Donald Roy, and he preceded her in death.

She was united in marriage to Richard Joseph Hunt July 19, 1975, in Kimball. Richard preceded her in death June 18, 1996.

Maryln was employed by the St. Cloud Children’s Home and, most recently, as a senior advocate for Living Well.

She enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, deer hunting, darts, and gardening. Her greatest enjoyment in life was the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Maryln is survived by her children, Vincent (Stacey Williams) Roy of Little Falls, and Melissa (Ben) Rutka of St. Augusta; grandchildren Nicole, Alexis, and Miya Roy, and Derek Janisch (his mother, Cassandra Janisch) of Annandale; mother Alyce Kotila of Sauk Rapids; siblings Ellyn Guerre (Mike Hannan) of Blaine, Larry (Gloria) Kotila of Dassel, Betty (Roland) Jurgens of Clearwater, Jerry Kotila of South Haven, Cheryl (Mike) Watson of Appleton, WI, Darrel (Kathleen) Kotila of Litchfield, Bonnie Kotila of St. Cloud, Brenda Stouffer of Morris, Diana Hentges of Kimball, and Terry Kotila of Mesa, AZ; and many nieces, nephews, and other loved family members.

In addition to her husbands, Donald Roy and Richard Hunt, Maryln was preceded in death by her son, Todd Roy; father Tovio Kotila; and fathers- and mothers-in-law, Charles and Arlayne Hunt, and Morris and Josephine Roy.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Saturday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, with Fr. Thomas Olson as the celebrant, and music provided by the St. Anne’s Choir. Interment was at St. Anne Catholic Cemetery.

Friends called Friday, Dec. 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, with parish prayers at 4:30 p.m.; and continued Saturday at the church, one hour prior to the services.

Pallbearers were her nieces and nephews, Tom Guerre, Troy Kotila, Shannon Bollman, Brandon Kotila, Jeff Watson, Jennifer Kotila, Tela Hoversten, and April Zamora.

Arrangements were entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Kimball. Obituary, guestbook, video tribute and funeral Webcast available online at dingmannfuneral.com.

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