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Marilyn "Posie" Stenger Soisson

December 3, 1929 — January 22, 2022


Marilyn "Posie" Stenger Soisson, 92, of Lakewood, Colorado, died at her home January 22, 2022, after a short illness.


Born in Lancaster, Ohio, December 3, 1929, to Dr. and Mrs. Leo E. Stenger, she attended Marymount College In New York and graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in hospital dietetics.


On July 11, 1953, Marilyn married Navy pilot Thomas J. Soisson. They lived in Rhode Island, Maryland, Ohio, and then in Colorado where Tom was stationed at NORAD. Marilyn was primarily a housewife with 5 children, but later was the office manager of the venetian blind/awning business they bought after Tom's retirement from the Navy in 1966 in Colorado Springs. They later sold the business and moved to Texas, then Michigan, eventually settling in the Denver area.


Marilyn was an avid golfer and member of a ladies' golf group until she stopped playing last fall at the age of 91! She was a wonderful example to all who were privileged to know her; living and enjoying life to the fullest, with many friends, many interests, staying active, and spending time with her family.


A devoted Traditional Roman Catholic, she was very active in her church. She especially enjoyed working in the church bookstore.


Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; her son, T. Jeffrey Soisson, MD, in 1993; her beloved husband, Thomas J. Soisson, Navy Cdr (retired) in 2012, and older brother, Thomas Stenger, DDS. She is survived by her brother William Stenger of Scottsdale, Arizona; her daughters: Lynn King and husband Boyd of Abilene, Texas; Ellen Glover of Lakewood, Colorado; Judy Kaltenbacher and husband Kris of Colorado Springs; Dianne Warns and husband Mike of Lakewood, Colorado; her former daughter in law Bernadette Clancy and husband Tom of Romeo, Michigan; 16 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren, whom she dearly loved.


Visitation 9:30 AM, Thursday, February 10, 2022, followed by Recitation of the Rosary at 10:00 AM, then Requiem Mass at 10:30 AM, all to be held at Our Lady of the Snow Catholic Church, 4101 Lamar Street, Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Interment that same day, 1:00 PM, Staging Area A, Fort Logan National Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to: Wounded Warrior Project, Donor Care Center, P.O. Box 758540, Topeka, KS, 66675, or Mission 22 (supports veterans) 694 N. Larch St., #910, Sisters, OR, 97759.