Tarras, Marilyn J.


Marilyn J. Tarras, 77, of Rushford, Minn., died on Sunday, January 3, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford.

Marilyn was born on March 30, 1938, in La Crosse, Wis., to Joseph and Charlotte (Ford) Lambert.

She was raised in Winona and graduated from Winona Senior High School in 1956, and from Winona Cosmetology School. On November 29, 1963, she married Ronald Tarras in Winona. Marilyn worked as a beautician at Jefferson Beauty Shop and at her own home in Winona for many years. She enjoyed casino trips, shopping for clothing, dressing up and going out for dinner, spending time with her grandchildren, and in her younger years she enjoyed camping. If you understood her sense of humor, you would have found her to be very funny.

Marilyn is survived by two children, Stacy (Duane) Eide of Stockton, Minn., and Scott (Brandee) Tarras of Rushford; three grandchildren, Nicholas, Cassie and Mandee; four great-grandchildren, Kaylyn, Braiden, Tayven, and Adalyn; a sister, Beverly (Rome) Ritter of Winona; and by one niece, Lynn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald.

There will be a memorial service for Marilyn at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Winona.

The family prefers memorials to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Marilyn’s family would like to thank the entire staff at the Good Shepherd Home for all of the loving care that they provided to Marilyn. They would also like to thank Winona Area Hospice.

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