Traverse City Record-Eagle

October 14, 2012

Marilyn E. Cronmiller


TRAVERSE CITY — Marilyn E. Cronmiller, 84, of Traverse City, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Marilyn was born on Thursday, May 17, 1928, to the late Harry and Ruth (Near) Sorenson in Shelby.

On Saturday, Aug. 17, 1957, she married Charles Cronmiller, who preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 1980.

For 25 years Marilyn was the manager of the Traverse Bay Woolen Company store in Interlochen.

She enjoyed doing needle work, reading and animals.

Marilyn is survived by her sister, Leatrice Bohacz, of Antioch, Ill.; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and her very good friends, Elaine and Dick Flees, of Cedar, and their sons.

In addition to her husband, Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Harry Al Sorenson.

At her request, no service will be held. Cremation has taken place, and interment will be in Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Cherryland Humane Society, 1750 Ahlberg Road, Traverse City, MI 49686.

Special thanks is extended to the staff on D-4 at Munson Medical Center for the exceptional care they provided Marilyn.

You may share your favorite memory of Marilyn by visiting her tribute wall/guestbook at

The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.