Marilyn Anne Schoof
July 14, 1935  -  March 2, 2017

Marilyn Anne Schoof


Funeral Service
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1091 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, NM  88345
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
11:00 A.M.
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Forest Lawn Cemetery
Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, NM  88345
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Marilyn Schoof, 81, completed her mission on earth Thursday, March 2, 2017 and has begun another journey. Many Ajoites will remember her for her many talents—music(she was a member of the Ajo Desert Music Club, she taught piano lessons for many years, LDS church choir director), educator(she taught kindergarten and touched the lives of many kids), politician(Ajo school board member, Republican precinct committee woman, ran for state legislature).

She married Kenneth E. Schoof on July 3, 1953 at Mesa, Arizona and he preceded her in death on June 3, 2016. She moved to Ruidoso in 1996 from Playas, NM.

She is survived by her three sons and their wives, Ken and Linda of Ajo, Mike and Stephenie of Albuquerque, Larry and Amanda of Albuquerque; 14 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; two brothers, Phil Johnson and Bob Johnson.

The funeral service will Wednesday, March 8, at 11:00 A.M. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Ruidoso with burial to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Condolences(3)

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  1. CHERYL DARDEN
    MARICOPA, AZ

    Dear Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Marilyn was a dear lady. My prayers are with you all.
    Cheryl ( I use to work for Dr Robinson)

  2. Catrina Johnson
    Tucson, AZ

    My thoughts love & prayers are with you all at this tender time.

  3. Mindi Scalf
    Waddell, AZ

    You can sing with the Angels,
    Dance and be with Gramps forever,
    You will be deeply missed but I will hold you in my heart forever..

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