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Marilyn Sonja Walhof
October 16, 1942 ~ July 12, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Marilyn Sonja Walhof was born to Gerald and Jennie Moret Van Reulder on October 16, 1942.
Marilyn attended schools in Chandler, MN, and graduated from Chandler High School in 1960. After
graduation, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she worked as an accountant.
In 1963 she married, two daughters were born to that union, Cindy and Vicki. Marilyn and her family
lived in Richfield, Brainerd, Roseville, and New Brighton, Minnesota.
Marilyn was a very good businesswomen, she enjoyed accounting and she understood the
Manufacturing of circuit boards. That enjoyment gave her the ability to travel to different places with
many different groups of people, and continue to work until she was in her 70’s. When she finally
retired, she moved on to the lake in Forest Lake, Minnesota.
She was known as a mother, Grandmother, Friend, and Neighbor. Those were things she was very
proud of. Marilyn had a large heart and felt the need to help when she could, be it making dinner for
someone that was not feeling well or making homemade Bailey’s for all the neighbors for Christmas.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Jennie Van Reulder; her sister Susan Pronk;
and brothers-in-law John Mollema and Woody Parrish. She is survived by daughter’s Cindy (Paul) Varhol
of Lake Elmo, MN, Victoria (Steve) Franke of Fargo, ND; Grandchildren Tyler and Trent Varhol; sister
Jennet Mollema of Chandler, MN; and sister Connie Parrish of Shoreview MN.
The service will be Wednesday, August 2, at 1 PM with a visitation one hour prior at Billman-Hunt, 2701
Central Ave. NE, Mpls, MN. A celebration of life will be immediately following at Jax Café, 1928
University Ave. NE, Mpls, MN.