Marilyn Howarter

Marilyn HowarterMarilyn K. Howarter, 67, of Canton died at 11:57 a.m. June 6, 2010, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

She was born Oct. 2, 1942, in Moline, a daughter of Lyle D. and Irma Foutch Salisbury.

Surviving are two daughters, Martha Howarter of Canton, and Karla (and Scott) Shaw of Lake Villa; two sisters, Janice Poloney, and Ruth Ellis both of Canton; and two grandchildren.

She was a school teacher for 40 years, teaching in Bryant, St. David and Lewistown schools.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, with Gary Sheets officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Midwest Affiliate, 530 NE Glen Oak, Peoria, IL 61637.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/9/2010