In memory of
Jenkins, Marilyn Grand Rapids, MI Marilyn M Jenkins, age 85, of Grand Rapids, passed away February 7, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents Carl and Mae Jenkins and sister, Kay Jenkins Young. A lifelong resident of Grand Rapids, Marilyn was the longtime owner-operator of MM Jenkins Estate Services. She previously held positions at Butterworth Hospital and Reamon Law. A professional baseball player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, Marilyn was a catcher for the Grand Rapids Chicks. She joined the Chicks initially in 1945 as a bat girl and upon turning age 16 became a team member for the 1952-1954 seasons. A celebration of life service will be held at the Zaagman Memorial Chapel, 2800 Burton St. S.E., Grand Rapids on Thursday, February 27th. Friends are asked to gather at 10:00am for fellowship with the service beginning at 11:00am. A private interment will follow. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to AAGPBL Players Association, 17365 Westbrook Dr., Livonia, MI. 48152.
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