Marilyn Kay Long (Trout), age 78 of Carmel, IN, formally of Cicero and Indianapolis died peacefully at her home on March 15, 2023, with her beloved dog Havee by her side. She was born August 14, 1944 at Noblesville IN, to John Paul Long and Lenora Harriett Robbins (Meyncke). She was raised in Cicero IN, by her mother Lenora and her stepfather J. Harold Meyncke. She was a graduate of Jackson Central High School in 1962, a member of the United Methodist Church and the Sheridan American Legion. Marilyn was employed for many years by the Paul E. Estridge Sr family in Carmel IN, she was a manager at CBSI in Sheridan, IN and the Administrative Assistant at A-1 Demolition in Noblesville, IN.
For the last 14 years Marilyn worked at the Target Store in Nora, IN. She started her career at Target as a Fitting Room Attendant, moved to Cashier and during most of the Covid 19 Pandemic you could see Marilyn at the front doors of Target working security and greeting customers. Marilyn loved her customers and friends at Target. She had many regular customers who would come in daily and visit with her as well as people would wait in her line so that they could chat. After a brief illness Marilyn even planned on returning to work at Target in April,
Marilyn was the most loving caring person you could meet. She could make you laugh so hard you wanted to cry. Her favorite times were her many trips to Las Vegas or any casino. Marilyn could sit at a slot machine for hours where she won many jackpots.
She is survived by her sons: William E. Trout (David L. Owens) of Carmel, Bryan E. Trout of Crawfordsville, IN, and a daughter: Lori A. Wilkinson Minor (Michael Minor) of Kokomo IN, Brothers: Mike Etchison of Cicero IN, Ronald Long (DeeDee) of West Lafayette IN, Bill Long of Michigan. Sisters: Karen Meyncke (Ogden) of Fayetteville, NC, Nancy Long (Wyatt) of Artesia New Mexico. Grandchildren: Kevin Wilkinson, Marissa Wilkinson and Jillianne Wilkinson of Kokomo, Tabatha Harrison (Trout) of Westfield IN, Bryan Trout of Anderson IN and Zac Trout of Cicero IN. She had thirteen great grandchildren two great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She had two special cousins: Nancy Long of Franklin IN, Lois Eubanks of Cicero IN, Special Friends: Tom and Chris Affolder of Sheridan IN and Kim Preston of Indianapolis IN.
Preceding her in death and rejoicing in heaven is her son: Casey H. Trout, Parents: Harold & Lenora Meyncke, John Paul Long and stepmother Vera Long, Brother: Robert Long, Sister: Sandra Long Ellis, Brother in laws, Phillip Ogden, and Robert Ellis, a son-in-law: Barry Wilkinson and a daughter-in-law Tami Booher and her dog Sugar Sugar.
A casual Celebration of Life will be held on Friday April 14th from 2-7 PM at the Hunters Glen Condominium’s Club house 547 E Hunters Drive Carmel, IN. Friends may visit with family members from 2-7 PM with a chance to share stories about Marilyn from 6-7 PM.
Cremation is being handled by Hartley Funeral Home at Cicero IN and final resting place will be with her son Casey in the Abbey Cremation Section of Crown Hill Cemetery at Indianapolis. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Humane Society for Hamilton County in Marilyn’s name at 10501 Hague Rd, Fishers, IN 46038.
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