Marilyn High Roanhaus
Nov. 12, 1933 ~ April 8, 2019
Marilyn High Roanhaus passed away on April 8, 2019. Born in Los Angeles, California on November 12, 1933, Marilyn and her family moved to Reno while she was in grade school. A 1951 graduate of Reno High, Marilyn was active in the Girls’ Athletic Association, playing on both the Basketball and Volley Ball teams. Marilyn was also involved in RHS’s Glee Club, Senior Play crew, and Majorettes, serving as Head Majorette in 1950.
As an adult, Marilyn remained active in sports and her church, and was especially devoted to her family and Boston Terrier, Mugsey. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Wallace (Wally) Roanhaus, and son, Stephen Wright. Survived by sisters Nancy, Phyllis and Carol, children Jeannette Wright, Phillip Wright and Richard Wright, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a
great-great-grandchild, Marilyn Jane.
Services will be held at Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 3945 Fairview Dr. in Carson City, on May 3rd, at 5:30 p.m.