Marilyn Rundles McTaggart, 88, of Flint, passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012.
The funeral service will 1:30 p.m. today, Monday, Nov. 26, at Court Street United Methodist Church, 225 W. Court Street, Flint, with the Rev. Robert Wright officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Hills Cemetery, Flint.
Visitation took place 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 6063 Fenton Road, Flint and from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service today at the church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Court Street United Methodist Church or a hospice of choice.
Mrs. McTaggart was born April 25, 1924, in Detroit, the daughter of Dr. Walter Z. and Ebba (Korsgren) Rundles. She graduated from Flint Central High School in 1942. She attended Albion College for two years and then transferred to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, receiving her bachelor's degree in 1946. Years later, she returned and obtained a master's degree in library science in 1978.
She worked for the Genesee County District Library for more than 10 years and she was instrumental in the building of a new library at Montrose. She was a member of the Woman's Council of Bay View (past president), the Northern Michigan Panhellenic (past president), the Court Street United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, Delta Gamma sorority, the Flint Lawyers Wives (past president), and the Bay View Book Club. She was a master gardener and life-long learner. She enjoyed playing bridge, spending her summers in Bay View, and she was always volunteering for good causes.
Preceding her in death were the father of her children, William R. McTaggart, in 2004; her children, Susan McTaggart Janke in 1977, Martha L. McTaggart in 1962, and David W. McTaggart in 1966. Surviving are her sons, James T. McTaggart of San Diego, Calif., and Petoskey; and Robert D. McTaggart and wife, Carmen, and their son, Grayson D. McTaggart, of Dallas, Texas. Also preceding her were her sister, Elinor Rundles Hall and brother, Dr. Walter Z. Rundles. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is loved and dearly missed.
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