Marilyn Mast Ransom, 72, of Frankfort, died at 4:40 a.m. December 4, 2017 at Wesley Manor. She was born June 24, 1945 in Frankfort, Ind., to George E. & Martha (Stine) Mast. She married Thomas V. Ransom on August 21, 1966 in Frankfort and he survives. Marilyn was a 1963 graduate of Frankfort High School and received her MS Degree from Indiana University in 1968. She was a lifelong Frankfort resident. Marilyn was a teacher for the Community Schools of Frankfort for 22 years, retiring in January of 2005. Prior to teaching she owned and operated a pre-school for several years. She was a member of the St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Tri-Kappa, Indiana University Alumni Assoc. and Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. She was a world traveler, she enjoyed scrap booking and wintering in Florida.
She is survived by: Husband: Thomas V. Ransom of Frankfort, 1 Daughter: Melissa Ransom McQuinn of Frankfort, 3 Sons: Todd (Brenda) Ransom of Lebanon, Mark (Carrie) Ransom of Lebanon, Rob (Andrea) Ransom of Denver, Colorado, 1 Sister: Carol Mast Breeden of Columbus, Ind., 8 Grandchildren: Tucker Ransom, Irene Ransom, Marli Ransom, Jane Ransom, Hannah McQuinn, Macie McQuinn, and Rawley & Ketner Ransom. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph Kendrick Ransom and her brother, Robert Mast.
A memorial service will be held on December 16, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 58 S. Columbia St., Frankfort. Pastor Pam Ditson-McCall will officiate. Visiting with the Ransom family will follow the memorial service in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorial donations may be made to the Ransom Endowment Fund, (which benefits local activities in Boone and Clinton County) c/o Clinton County Community Foundation, 215 W. Sycamore St., Kokomo, IN 46901. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, IN is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a personal message with the family.