Marilyn (Junker) Pyle, born January 19, 1936 in West Union Iowa, died October 6, 2013 in Glendora California after a brief battle with Leukemia. Survived by son, Greg (Kristina) Pyle; granddaughters Kourtney and Skyler; brother, Joel Junker; sisters, Donna (Junker) Brosdahl ’57, (Dennis) Brosdahl, and Karen (John) McCoy; step-children, Julie Hale, Jeffrey Pyle, Melinda Findlay and Janel Pyle. Preceded in death by husband, Eric Pyle; parents, Anita and Gordon Junker; and sister-in-law, Laura Junker. A wonderful teacher for over 50 years in the West Covina USD, who touched many lives. Memorial service was held Saturday, October 12 at Hill Avenue Grace Lutheran Church in Pasadena. Memorials to Miller Children's Hospital-In Memory of Marilyn Pyle c/o Memorial Medical Center Foundation 2801 Long Beach Blvd Long Beach CA 90806.
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on October 9, 2013