Marlyn Faye VerSluys

April 4, 1942 ~ February 19, 2022 (age 79)


Marlyn Faye VerSluys, 79 of Canon City, CO, passed away February 19, 2022.  She was born April 4, 1942, to John Wesley and Lela (Adams) Bowman in Golconda, IL.

She married Clarence T. VerSluys, August 2, 1963, living in Michigan for 30 years where Marlyn ran a Scandinavian gift shop before moving to Canon City, CO, in 1989.

Marlyn was a charter member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran church where her relationship with Jesus was witnessed as core to her life.  She is survived by her husband Clarence and children Rhonda L. VerSluys of Barberton, OH, Jason R. VerSluys of Akron, OH, granddaughter Hannah A. VerSluys of Akron, OH, brother Kenneth Bowman of Moline, IL and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her brother Marion Bowman, sister Mary (Elmer) Hepner and her parents.

Memorial Service will be held 10AM, Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Canon City, CO with Pastor Christine Hjemstad officiating. Reception will follow at the church.

Contributions may be made to Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 801 N. Sheridan, Canon City, CO 81212, Rainbow Trails Bible Camp, 107 S. 9th St., Canon City, CO 81212 and American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.  Arrangements entrusted to Harwood Cremation and Funeral Services.  Online condolences at

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Memorial Service
February 26, 2022

10:00 AM
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (Canon City, CO)

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