Marilyn Moritz

September 13, 1935 - April 12, 2024

Marilyn Moritz

September 13, 1935 - April 12, 2024


Marilyn Kay Moritz (nee Baker), aged 88, of Bellingham, Washington, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2024, with family at her side. She was born on September 13, 1935, in Long Beach, California, to the late Alva and Florence (Tinker) Baker.

After graduating from Meridian High School in 1953, Marilyn completed her education at St Luke’ School of Nursing in Bellingham, WA, Marilyn dedicated her life to caring for others as a nurse at Edmonds Care Center in Edmonds, WA. Her compassionate nature and healing touch brought comfort to many in their times of need.

Outside of her career, Marilyn found joy in traveling with family and friends and creating cherished memories with her grandchildren. Her love for adventure and family was evident in everything she did.

She is survived by her loving children, Mike Moritz, Mark (Maria) Moritz, Matt (Kim) Moritz, Jana (Eric) Schueler, as well as grandchildren Christopher, Robert (Maddie), Breaz, Jessica, Cayla (Grant), Zach (Anna), Kaitlyn and great-grandchildren Sophia, Sacha, Easton, Emery, Amelia, Wesley and (coming soon!) Henry. Marilyn is also survived by her brother, Donald Baker, sisters-in-law Pat Abbott & Helen Beselin, dear friend Judy Matheny, and numerous nieces and nephews whom she adored.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Alvie Moritz. She now rests in peace, reunited with her husband and her parents.

A graveside service to honor Marilyn’s life will be held at Greenacres Memorial Park on April 22, 2024, at 10 am in Ferndale, Washington with reception following. For further information, please call (360) 384-3401.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Whatcom Hospice Foundation in Marilyn’s memory. May her kind soul and loving spirit live on in the hearts of those who knew her.

Graveside Service

  • Date & Time: April 22, 2024 (10:00 AM)
  • Next Service: Reception
  • Venue: Greenacres Memorial Park And Event Center—Ferndale
  • Location: 5700 Northwest Drive Ferndale, WA 98248 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (360) 384-3401

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