The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

April 12, 2012

Marilyn K. Green

Clinton Herald

DEWITT — Feb. 1, 1931 - April 11, 2012

Marilyn K. Green, age 81, of DeWitt, died Wednesday April 11, 2012, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House with her family at her side.

Following cremation rites, a private memorial service will be held at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton, in association with Christine Nelson, DeWitt, by Father Paul Connelly to honor Marilyn’s final wishes. Inurnment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Tipton, Iowa. Online condolences may be left at

Marilyn was born on Feb. 1, 1931, in Tipton, Iowa, and adopted by Ora and Johanna (Young) Sergeant. She married Keith Ocheltree after graduating from Tipton High School in 1949 and from that union, two children were born, Steven and Kathy. Marilyn K. Ocheltree later married Edward Green on August 17, 1989, in Clinton, Iowa.

Marilyn is survived by her loving husband of 23 years, Edward of DeWitt; a daughter, Kathy (special friend, Randy Snook) Ocheltree of Davenport, IA; a son, Steven (Diana) Ocheltree of DeWitt, IA; three stepdaughters, Lorelene Green-Francis of Moline, Ill., and Gail (John) Sinnott of Burtonsville, MD, and Susan (Robert) Cassatt of Moline, IL; a stepson, Michael (Brenda) Green of Johnson City, TN; two granddaughters, Stacey and Kimberli; and two great-grandchildren, Adonis and Adrianna.

She was preceded in death by her adoptive parents, Ora and Johanna; and husband, Keith Ocheltree.

Death date: April 11, 2012