NORTH VASSALBORO—Marilyn I. Alley of North Vassalboro died peacefully at home on December 3, 2021.\r\n\r\nShe was born in Montville on August 13, 1940, the daughter of the late Clarence and Thelma Choate. \r\n\r\nMarilyn married F. Richard Alley of North Vassalboro on March 19, 1966. They were married for 49 years until his passing on December 5, 2015.\r\n\r\nIn her younger years, Marilyn loved farming, horseback riding, and crocheting. I her later years she would make and donate afghans to the Native American children of Montana and South Dakota. She loved writing to her many pen pals across the country. She enjoyed gardening as well. \r\n\r\nMarilyn will be sadly missed by her children, Raymond C. Alley of North Vassalboro, and Rachel Akers and her husband, David J., Jr. of Albion; her two grandchildren, Richard Akers of Albion, and Jesse Akers of Fairfield; and her three great grandchildren, Reagan Vannah of Waterville, and Hunter Akers, and Luna Akers also of Waterville.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, please make donations in Marilyn’s memory to St. Joseph's Indian School, P.O. Box 100, Chamberlain, SD 57325-0100 \r\n\r\nA graveside service will be announced in the spring.\r\n\r\nArrangements are in the care of Lawry Brothers Funeral and Cremation Care, Fairfield where memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.lawrybrothers.com.