Biography: Marilyn Joyce Lorentz, 86, passed away Monday April 20, 2020. She was born September 30, 1933 in Kalamazoo, MI a daughter of Duane and Bertha (Strong) Hicks and had been a lifelong area resident. She was preceded in death by her parents and two siblings. Marilyn is survived by her loving husband, Earl "Jim" Phillips; three children, Jacqueline (Arnie) Rustenholtz of Kalamazoo, David Neidlinger (Vicki) of Angola, IN and Lee (Jani) Neidlinger of Delton; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place at the Langeland Family Cremation Center. A memorial service and inurnment will be held at a later date.