PASSADUMKEAG - Marilyn A. Aarrestad, 60, wife of Calvin Innes, passed away Jan. 29, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. She was born April 19, 1952, in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of Tonnes and Ina (Berntsen) Aarrestad.
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She grew up in East Hampton, Conn., but lived in Stafford Springs, Conn., for most of her working career. In 2008 she retired to Passadumkeag and made her home there. Marilyn worked for 30 years for the state of Connecticut as manager of state parks and forests. She had a reverence for the out-of-doors, enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking, camping and especially skiing. She took an active interest in all of her family.
In addition to her husband, Calvin, she is survived by a son, Erik Innes; a sister, Ingrid Aarrestad and her husband, Narain Scott; a brother, Peter Aarrestad and his wife, Lisa; nieces, Kelsey and Siri; and a nephew, Ansel.
Friends may call 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Gould's Ridge Cemetery. Those who wish may donate in her memory to Casting for Recovery, P.O. Box 1123, Manchester, VT 05254. To sign an online guest register and to leave written condolences, please visit www.clayfuneralhome.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 31, 2013