Marie McMillen

Marie R. McMillen, 86, of Table Grove died at 5:54 a.m. April 29, 2017, at Unity Point Health — Methodist in Peoria.

She was born July 13, 1930, in Quincy, a daughter of Charles and Ida Clifford Lundahl. She married Billy Gene McMillen on July 30, 1949, in Quincy. He preceded her in death on June 23, 2011.

She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Lierly and Arlene House.

Surviving are two children, Gilbert McMillen and Myra (and Joe) Bruketta, both of Table Grove; six sisters, June Lundahl, Norma Jean Lundahl and Virginia Lundahl, all of Wheeling, Esther Goodrich of Hartford, Mich., Deloris (and Blaize) Graziano of Melville, N.Y., and Sally (and Christopher) Robinson of Huntley; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A graduate of Quincy High School, she worked at the Ken-Ray Foundry in Vermont, and Gardner-Denver and the Quincy Public Library, both in Quincy.

She was a member of Vermont United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.

Services were held Tuesday at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with Reverend Steve Granadosin officiating. Burial was in the Harris Cemetery in Table Grove.

Memorials may be made to Unity Point Health Methodist-Hospice.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/3/2017


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