Merilyn Delores Ault


Merilyn Delores Ault, 75 of Hemet was called by the Lord and passed away Friday, June 12, 2020.

She was born Tuesday, Sept. 26, 1944, in West Virginia, to her late father and late mother Kenneth and Nellie Witten. She was married to her husband, Anthony Ault, for 49 wonderful years.

Merilyn studied to be a dietician at the University of Virginia. She moved to Utah to work as a dietician at St. Mark’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she and her husband, Anthony, met and got married. After their marriage, they moved to California. They lived in Montclair, Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, Sunnymead, Moreno Valley, Banning and Winchester before settling in the Hemet area for more than 25 years. In Hemet, Merilyn went to work with Walmart as a cashier and a greeter for 18 years.

Merilyn was a fantastic wife and a wonderful cook, and she enjoyed dressing up to attend special occasions. She enjoyed listening to bluegrass music, going camping, RVing and being outdoors.

She was a 13-year colon cancer survivor. She was a deaconess for the Valle Vista Assembly of God Church and dedicated many years to helping other people in times of severe hardship, shut-ins, those with serious medical problems and others in their grieving times.
As a devoted Christian, she taught Sunday school and was a preschool teacher at the Brethren In Christ Church in Moreno Valley. She helped her husband as co-owner of their own shopping newspaper for several years and was a strong supporter in his photojournalism and teaching career. She loved her cats and dogs throughout the years.

She is survived by her husband, Anthony Ault, son, Michael Ault and grandson Gavin in Aurora, CO; sister, Julieann Richardson and her nephews Ryan and Andy in Virginia.

Gifts and donations in her name may be sent to Calicinto Ranch Boys and Girls of Prisoners Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization , P.O. Box 1225, San Jacinto, CA 92581, or call 951-654 6838.