Marelyn R. Musich, 74, dies

Marelyn R. Musich, 74, of Evansville, IN died Monday, July 13, 2015 after a graceful and noble encounter with Leukemia.
She was born to Robert J. and Catherine L. (Motherway) Crothers, January 19, 1941 in Hibbing, MN and later lived in Babbitt and graduated from Ely Memorial High School in 1959. She was the first Miss Babbitt in 1958 for Peter Mitchell Days.
She received her BS in Nursing from the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, and her Masters from University of Evansville in 1990. She married the love of her life, Raymond B. Musich in September 1963, and they lived in St. Cloud and Winona, MN before relocating to Evansville, IN in 1982.
Prior to retiring in 2007, Marelyn had a long career in health care as an R.N. She closed her career performing marketing and admissions for several long-term care facilities.
Marelyn is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Ray; three sons and their wives: Ray Jr. (Wendy), Tim (Nita), and Todd (Emily), all of Evansville, IN; sisters: Carolyn (Phil) Hammerschmitt of Brookfield, IL, Mary (Jimmy) Hill of Ely, Cathy Coffey (John) of Denver, CO; brothers: George (Marge) Crothers, Scandia, MN, and Rob (Renee) Crothers of Sun Prairie, WI; grandchildren: Justin Musich, Shelby Musich, Brittany Musich, Brian Taylor, Blake Musich, Brennan Musich and Tyler Musich.
She was preceded in death by her parents.