Marilyn Lee Hoch of Huron, Ohio passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Stein Hospice Services, Sandusky.

She was born November 22, 1932, in Marion, Ohio, the daughter of the late Lucille Thompson.

Marilyn cherished spending time with her best friend and husband of 65 years, Loren. One of their favorite activities was the thrill of riding the fastest and tallest roller coasters at Cedar Point. She and her husband were residents of Pickerinton, Ohio, from 1964 to 1977, where he served as pastor at Epiphany Lutheran Church, Pickerinton.

Marilyn retired from JC Penney where she was head of information technology for the Northern Ohio District. She also worked as an accountant for Cedar Point and Lutheran Social Services.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Huron. She was an active member of the Republican State Committee.

Marilyn is survived by her loving husband, Reverend Loren Hoch of Huron; children, Marcia (Roy) Lawson, Loren (Cheryl) Hoch, Mary Hoch, Jacqulyn Lagerholm and Jeed Salakjit Nopakun; grandchildren, Bo (Debbie) Drake, Lisa (Jeff) Miller, Jessica (Tim) Barr and Nick Hoch; and great-grandchildren, Paige Miller, Boston Drake, Hunter Drake and Sadie Barr.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 20 at Zion Lutheran Church in Huron.

Memorial contributions ma be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 930 S. Main Street, Huron, Ohio or to the church of your choice.