Marilyn J. "Lynn" Malott, 67, of Beloit, WI, died Sunday, September 15, 2019 in her home.
She was born September 3, 1952 in Dayton, OH, the daughter of Carl and Lela (Fink) Malott. Lynn graduated from Beavercreek High School, Beavercreek, OH. She achieved her RN at Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing, and her BSN through the University of the State of New York Eternal Degrees. Lynn met the love of her life, Charlie Farmer when they were both on vacation in Key West, FL. They spent 42 years together 20 in Florida and 22 in Wisconsin. Spending time with family was a focus of their lives together.
Lynn worked in critical care nursing for 21 years in Florida, switching to clinic nursing at Beloit Clinic when they moved to Wisconsin in 1994. She became a Certified Diabetes Educator in 1997, retiring from the clinic in 2009. Lynn continued working another 5 years as a CDE at Beloit Area Community Health Center. While working at BACHC, Lynn started several strong Bones Groups, one of which still has almost a dozen strong women participating.
Traveling near or far was one of Lynn's joys. The cabin girls spent many wonderful times skiing on local trails, at the cabin Up North, or at Deb's camp, and walking the beach of South Padre Island. Traveling with family was cherished including trips with Cheryl, Dalton and Hala to San Antonio, Daytona Beach, Cape Cod, a Caribbean cruise and Ireland. Memorable trips with siblings included Florida, West Virginia, Cape Cod, Charleston, Maine, the Mediterranean, Ireland and Paris. Just Lynn and Charlie trips included San Diego, Southern Utah, England and two Transatlantic crossings seeing Copenhagen, Norway, Iceland, Lisbon, Portugal and the Azores.
Survivors include her husband, Charles H. Farmer; step daughter, Cheryl Ryan; grandchildren, Dalton, Ryan and Hala Ryan; brother, Gary (Mildred) Malott; sisters, Donna (Ron) Kronauge, Connie Lawler, Cheryl (John) Malott and Carlene (Carl) Fessler; sisters-in-law, Jean Malott, Georgia Lockheart, Pam (Dennis) Moller and Kim (Jeffrey) Borowy; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews; and nine very special cabin girlfriends, Marcy Polzin, Barb Porter, Sue Jacobson, Lynn Grimes, Kathy Bell, Deb Peterson, Carrie Donovan, Ann McGrath and Lisa Josephson.
She was predeceased by her parents, brothers, Ralph and Russ; sister-in-law, Joyce; and nephews, Phil and Allen.
Lynn would like to thank her caregivers including Charlie "the best caregiver a woman could have," sisters Connie and Cheryl, daughter Cheryl, all the cabin girls, and Beloit Regional Hospice especially Stephanie.
Cabin Girl Olympia had a taste for the good life. Her appetite for themed occasions, chili dumps, boxed wine, board games, and time shares with friends on trails in inclement weather, is renowned from north to south. She could most often be heard saying these two simple words, "I'm in". One tenth foerever
A private family and friends get together will be held at a later date. Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, WI, assisted the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com