Marilyn Jane Sullivan, age 73, died peacefully in her Ada home after a courageous battle with breast cancer on Tuesday, November 20, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 56 years Patric; son Sean (Wendy); daughter Erin (Mark) Lounsbury; sisters Virginia Moore, June (Carl) Kerr, grandchildren Rylan and Brianna Lounsbury. Marilyn, born May 15, 1944, was the youngest of twelve siblings. She attended Lowell High School and Davenport College. She retired from Amway Corporation after 33 years of service. Her most recent duties included assisting in Amway International openings in Mexico, Portugal, and Korea, Manager of Sales and Marketing for Amway Spain, and Director of Marketing for Amway Indonesia. After retiring in 2001, she moved to Pentwater Michigan and along with her husband Patric, launched several businesses, including Marilyn’s Style Gallery and Boutique. While a resident of Pentwater, she served two terms on the Pentwater Village Council and as president of the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce. Moving back Ada in 2015, she opened Marilyn’s Style of Ada Gallery and Boutique. A memorial service will be held in the spring of 2018. Marilyn campaigned for Cancer Society of America where donations in her name would be appreciated.