Marlynn “Scotty" K. Scott, 82, of Rio, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, Saturday, May 1, 2021. He was born in Dane, WI February 27, 1939, the son of Edith and Earl Scott.
He served his country for a short time in the Army Reserves and then began working as a truck driver/parts at Wyocena Auto Salvage/Ken Schiller, retiring after 37 years. After retiring, Scotty decided he would start his own Salvage and Implement business, Scotty’s Implement and Salvage Yard and after that had a successful towing business. No matter what, Scotty kept himself busy with work. The last few years working for the Township of Wyocena Recycling Center. Scotty married Marlene Brussveen December 16, 1967 and were happily married for 53 years. Scotty’s passion was his businesses and racing with his son and grandchildren. He always had a big smile when his great grandsons came to visit him.
Marlynn is survived by his wife Marlene of 53 years; his children Theresa Jay of Rio, and Ken (Nicole) Scott of Rio; grandchildren, Sarah Roche of Rio, Danielle (Nick) Sarver of Portage, Ashlee (Mike) Molzof of Sun Prairie, Jenna Scott of Rio, and Dillon Scott of Rio; great grandchildren, Greyson Roche of Rio, and Kayden Sarver of Portage; sister Barbara (Jim) Crawford of Portage and many loved nieces and nephews. Marlynn was preceded in death by son-in-law John Jay; parents Edith and Earl Scott; siblings Elizabeth, Janice, Gladys, Geraldine and Gerald.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 7 at 11AM at Grasse Funeral Home in Pardeeville. Interment will follow at Rocky Run Cemetery in Wyocena Township. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 6 from 5 to 7 PM at Grasse Funeral Home in Pardeeville and again from 10 AM until the time of services Friday. The family would like to thank Agrace Hospice Care for the special care, help and guidance through this time, special thank you to Shelly his nurse for keeping his spirits alive.
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