Bernice Anna Baysinger Marlin


TORRINGTON – Bernice Anna Baysinger Marlin, 97, passed away at the Goshen Care Center in Torrington, on January 11, 2022. Bernice was born November 27, 1924. Cremation has taken place at her request and no memorial service is planned. The Colyer Funeral Home assisted the family with the cremation arrangements. 

Bernice was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1941. She is lovingly remembered by her Creator, Jehovah God, her children, grandchildren and many other family members and friends to numerous to list. 

Bernice is survived by her children, Carl (Joanne) Marlin, Becky (Gumecindo) Lucio, Orville Marlin, Rachael (Lanny) Olson, Ginger (Dave) Bunning, Tom (Stacie) Marlin, daughter-in-law Loree Marlin; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; “little baby brother” Orrie Baysinger; sister-in-law Gretha Baysinger; and nieces and nephews. 

The grandchildren loved their Gram very much. She was the “Gram” every child would want. Grandchildren were always welcome at her house making as much noise as they wanted as long as they were getting along. 

Bernice was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Marlin; daughter Lorelei “Lori” Hartson; and two brothers Lyle Baysinger and Dick Baysinger. 

Bernice was known for her crocheting, sewing, singing, and piano playing. She loved feeding her family and friends endless fudge, cakes, cookies, pies, bread, chicken and noodles, and much more. She worked for years driving sugar beet truck. Many remember Bernice at the Rock Shop. She enjoyed meeting and assisting the customers. Her loving personality and great sense of humor drew people of all ages and backgrounds to her, and she is lovingly remembered by many friends. Bernice is in her Creator’s perfect memory and will soon be back in the earthly resurrection. She looked forward to the time when the earth will be made into a paradise where she will enjoy the things she loved most–her family, and to explore everything there is to see and do here on this beautiful earth. 

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