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Marilyn Gillenwater
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Obituary for Marilyn Gillenwater

Marilyn Ann Gillenwater, 63, of Ottawa, died on Monday afternoon, October 2, 2017 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center.  Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa with Rev. J.P. Robbins, officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home on Sunday. Burial will be at Ottawa Avenue Cemetery at a later date. Marilyn was born on May 24, 1954 in Ottawa to Lloyd and Yvonne (Formhals) Tunget. She married Hershel Gillenwater on May 21, 1983 in Ottawa. Marilyn loved cooking for her family, playing Bingo, and especially loved her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Hershel, 3 children, Brenda (Matt) Dieter, of Warrenville, IL Kimberly Deck, of Witt, IL and Hershel (Faye) Gillenwater, Jr., ofParson, TN, 8 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter, 6 brothers, Thomas Ganier, of Ottawa, Allan Tunget, of Ottawa, John Tunget, of Darien, IL Dale Tunget, of Ottawa, Steve Tunget, of Rushville, and   twin Mike Tunget, of Ottawa, and two sisters, Vicki Baietto, of Greenvally, AZ, and Linda Woodyer, of Ottawa. She was preceded in death by her parents, 4 brothers, Robert, Jerry, Jim, Donald, and Gordon, a sister, Joanne Caffee, a daughter, Mitzi Mason, and a grandson, Jacob. Memorials may be directed to the family.


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Visitation

Sunday

8

Oct

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa

800 First Avenue
Ottawa, IL 61350

Funeral Service

Sunday

8

Oct

1:00 PM
Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa

800 First Avenue
Ottawa, IL 61350

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