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Marlee Phyllis Koos

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Service: 10:30am Mon. August 16th, 2021
Location: St. Raphael Catholic Church

KOOS, Marlee Phyllis, 74, of South Vienna, went home to the Lord on Sunday, August 8, 2021 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. Marlee was born October 21, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois to Paul and Helen (Mozdziak) Theret. She was a graduate of Mt. Vernon Hospital School of Nursing in New York and went on to serve as a RN both in Georgia and 33 years as an RN at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, where she worked on the post-op open heart floor and was instrumental in bringing on the EPIC computer system that is now being used across multiple hospital systems. Marlee was also a member of St. Raphael Church and Choir in Springfield. As an active member of the Woman’s Town Club, she was an avid bridge and mahjongg player. Along with her husband, Marlee was a member of the Collie Club of America and the Miami Valley Collie Club as both a breeder and owner of multiple Collies. Her hobbies included casino gambling, reading, shopping, collecting “treasures,” traveling and spending time with her family and dogs. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Joseph, Jr.; two children, Jennifer (Robert) Kollins and Joseph (Paige) Koos, III; five grandchildren, Kelsie Kollins, Kiersten Kollins, Katie (Andrew) Detwiler, Makennah Koos and Brenden Koos; five brothers, Terry (Colleen) Theret, Gerald (Kathy) Theret, Michael (Carolyn) Theret, Jamie (Lisa) Theret and Joseph (Joan) Theret; one sister, Paulette (John Passineau) Theret; brother-in-law, Gerald (Tish) Koos; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Charles Zbrzezny; and niece, Carrie Theret. A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Raphael Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the church. For information about live streaming the Mass, please visit the St. Raphael Church website (josephraphael.org). Inurnment will be held at Dayton National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Woman’s Town Club (womanstownclub.com).
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So sorry to hear about Marlee. May she Rest In Peace

- Gloria and John Reich, Friday September 17th, 2021

So sorry to hear about Marlee. May she Rest In Peace

- Gloria and John Reich, Wednesday September 8th, 2021

I am so sorry to hear about Marlee. May she rest in peace.

- Phyllis Mozdziak Mullin, Tuesday September 7th, 2021

So sorry to hear about Marlee. May she Rest In Peace

- Gloria and John Reich, Tuesday September 7th, 2021

We were so sorry to hear of your loss Joe. Our prayers are with you and your family.

- Todd & Kristen Brock, Monday August 16th, 2021

So sorry Joe. Marlee was a great person. She will be sorely missed. Love and prayers.

- Peggy Mariani, Sunday August 15th, 2021

My heart goes out to you all. I worked with Marlee when I was a brand new nurse. She was a wonderful mentor and friend. She taught me so much with such kindness and understanding. I will forever remember her big smile, laugh, love for her family and dogs. Sending my sympathy.

- Deanna Collins, Saturday August 14th, 2021

I worked at GSH with Marlee and loved her as a colleague and friend. She was such a good nurse. May her soul rest in peace. My deepest sympathy.

- Mary Gutman , Friday August 13th, 2021

My heart goes out to you all. I worked with Marlee when I was a brand new nurse. She was a wonderful mentor and friend. She taught me so much with such kindness and understanding. I will forever remember her big smile, laugh, love for her family and dogs. Sending my sympathy.

- Deanna Collins, Friday August 13th, 2021

We were so sorry to hear of your loss Joe. Our prayers are with you and your family.

- Todd & Kristen Brock, Wednesday August 11th, 2021

Dear Theret family wishing all of you my sincere condolences in the loss of your sister. I knew her and worked with her at GSH many years ago. the void will never be filled but her laughfter and kindness will live on in all your hearts. Her life took her on a wonderful journey and now she is HOME. Much love to all. Nancy Winfield

- Nancy Winfield, Wednesday August 11th, 2021

May she rest in Christ's peace. Our condolences to Joe and the entire Koos family. We have fond memories of our time together in Warner Robins. You remain in our prayers.

- John & Shirley LaVecchia, Tuesday August 10th, 2021

So sorry Joe. Marlee was a great person. She will be sorely missed. Love and prayers.

- Peggy Mariani, Tuesday August 10th, 2021

So very sorry to hear of Marlee’s passing. She was a wonderful woman. John and I always appreciated how friendly and helpful she was, especially as John began in choir. Her beautiful smile will truly be missed.

- Deb Tully, Tuesday August 10th, 2021

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