Marilyn Allum1943 - 2019
Marilyn L. Allum, 75, of Rogers City, MI, passed away on January, 15, 2019.
She was born November 6, 1943 in Detroit, MI
to Herbert and Faith (Jensen) Allum.
Marilyn grew up in Detroit, Michigan and was in the first graduation class
from Henry Ford High School, and was ranked Detroit All City in
Women’s Basketball, Field Hockey and Tennis. She attended and played
various sports while at Central Michigan University. In her youth, she
enjoyed being a Girl Scout, camping and hiking. Marilyn retired as a
senior executive after 30 years with Michigan Bell & AT&T and in 1991
moved from Rochester, Michigan to Rogers City to be closer to family
and friends. She continued to support many charitable organizations, but
was especially proud of her support of the Rogers City Library, and along
with her friend, Constance Jordan, created The Constance Jordan Reading
Room. She loved taking care of her dogs, painting, doing sculpture
projects, living near the lake and taking in all the scenic beauty of
Northern Michigan. Marilyn will be lovingly remembered by her family
Marilyn is survived by:
her two brothers, Dr. Thomas H,. Allum (Lois) of Rogers City and
Edward L. Allum (Mary) of Lodi, CA,
along with nieces and nephews; Linnea Deitcher of Chicago, IL,
Dr. Robert F. Allum of Boyne City, MI,
Edward (Skip) Allum Jr., of Lodi, CA,
Daniel H, Allum, Stockton, CA,
7 grand-nieces and nephews and
cousin Jeri Eldridge, of Rogers City.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her mother, Faith T. Allum, and
her father, Herbert F. Allum, of Rogers City.
Private services will be held.
Anyone wanting to make donations can make them to the
Rogers City Library.