Marilyn Dorothy Mountstephens (1950 – 2019) was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 26th January 1950, the third of four daughters born to parents Cathy and Dennis. Marilyn had a strong sense of adventure and travelled to England where she met Terry. They married in 1974 and had three children. Marilyn and her family enjoyed many outdoor sports together, and she and Terry enjoyed fancy-dress parties. Marilyn was a creative and skilled seamstress, knitter and craftswoman. She was an accomplished events organiser and organised all her children’s weddings. She was an exciting person, full of energy and life and with a great sense of humour.
Celebrant: Margaret Gibson
Tribute to Marilyn Mountstephens delivered at a humanist funeral in 2019