Marilyn was born in 1931 and graduated from Nebraska City Senior High School in 1948 Graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1952, married Robert L. Gangel in Nebraska City at St. Marys Catholic Church in 1956. Her parents were George and Pauline Coupe, George was the postmaster in the city. Bob & Marilyn had two daughters , Alice (Charles) Ward and Mary (Matt) Summers. They resided in Columbus, NE, Broken Bow, and back to Columbus. She was a substitute teacher for many years and was a very devoted civic volunteer. She died Tuesday and funeral was held on Friday July 27th at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church.