Marilyn Margaret Breakfield

Marilyn Margaret Breakfield

June 23, 1932 – Nov. 17, 2017

Longtime Alaskan and Soldotna resident Marilyn Margaret Breakfield, 85, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna.

A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Soldotna Senior Center, 197 W. Park Ave. in Soldotna. Pastor Frank Alioto will officiate. She was laid to rest in a private ceremony at the Soldotna Community Memorial Park.

Marilyn was born June 23, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri and was a high school graduate. She moved to Alaska in 1962 and resided in Homer. There, she worked as a secretary for PUD, as a tax collector and bookkeeper for the City of Homer, as a secretary for East Elementary School (now Paul Banks), and as a manager for Alaska Aeronautical.

Marilyn was a member of Beta Sigma Phi and a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She enjoyed fishing, sewing, cooking and canning salmon.

Her family wrote, “She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed by all.”

Marilyn was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda Wooley, and grandson, Joe Wooley.

She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Robert Breakfield Sr. of Soldotna; sons and daughters-in-law, Rob and Kathy Breakfield of Portland, Oregon, and Jeff and Pamela Breakfield of Soldotna; grandchildren, Corey and Melodie Breakfield of Portland, Oregon, and Natalee Taylor and husband Chris of Portland, Maine, Amy Hart and husband Dan of Anchorage, and Ben Breakfield of Soldotna; great-granddaughter, Riley Breakfield of Soldotna; her sister, Nona Hogue of Kailua, Hawaii; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 801 W. Fireweed Ln., Ste. 103, Anchorage, AK 99503.

Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.