Marilyn L. Grunden Zirnheld, 86, Lanesville, Ind., passed away Sunday, May 14, 2023, in New Albany, Ind.

She was born Dec. 22, 1936, in Temple, Ind., the daughter of Bennie W. and Virginia V. Mathers Grunden.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ronald Zirnheld; brothers, James and Jerry Lee Grunden; and sisters, Meloda (Missy) House and Peggy Grunden.

She is survived by three sons, William Francis (Becky) of New Albany, Jeffrey Francis (Debbie) of Georgetown and James Andrew (Andy) Francis of New Albany; one daughter, Gerri Walston (Michael) of Lanesville; a brother, Roger Grunden of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; four sisters, Alice Melewski of Wilbur, Wash., Virginia Wininger of Corydon, Ind., Judy Smith of Taswell, Ind., and Diana Slaughterback of Edgewater, Fla.; three grandchildren, Heather Harmon (Neal) of Louisville, Ky., and Angela Henson (Joe) and Jessica Whalen (Keith), both of Georgetown; eight grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.