Marilyn V. Mocarski, born July 1, 1964, in Callaway, Neb., died suddenly on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009, at Kingman Regional Medical Center. She was 45.
Marilyn, adored wife of Zenon R. Mocarski, worked as a sleep technician in Kingman.
Marilyn worked at the Heart Institute of Northern Arizona and two other sleep clinics. Upon arrival in Kingman, she spent a short time working as a librarian at Hualapai Elementary. In addition to her professional life, Marilyn took great joy in working with her husband on a number of wildlife-related efforts, including the release of endangered black-footed ferrets and wild turkeys.
Prior to moving to Arizona, Marilyn worked at an in-vitro clinic in Illinois and found pleasure in helping individuals start a family.
She is survived by her husband, her parents, Beverly and Marvin Stivers, and three sisters, Cindy, Marjorie, and Deb.
A viewing was held on Sept. 28 prior to cremation, providing family and friends an opportunity to say goodbye. A private celebration of Marilyn's life will be held on Nov. 14.