She was born on January 7, 1946, the daughter of the late Edwin and Sarah (Zeichert) Wohlt. In 1967, Marilynn graduated from Lawrence University with a degree in Economics. She was the owner of Wohlt Cheese Corporation of Fremont and New London.
She is survived by two nieces, Sheri Bullock, Cape Coral, FL; and Jeannine Hintz-May, New Berlin, WI; cousins, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Sharon.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 107 Tustin Rd., Fremont. Pastor Stephen Pope will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Fremont. Visitation will be held on Saturday, at the church, from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Marilynn was truly appreciative of the friendship of Cheri Falk, who assisted Marilynn at Wohlt Cheese. The Lewin Funeral Home is serving the family.