Marilyn was a retired loan servicing manager for Boatmen’s Bank. She was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, Cathedral Mother’s Club, and a member and past-president of the Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Stella, nee Zahn, Stauder, and a brother, Ronald (Evelyn) Stauder.
Surviving are three sons, Michael Shannon of Belleville, IL,
Stephen (Pam) Shannon of Georgia,
and David Shannon of Belleville, IL;
three daughters, Diane (Charlie Oliver) Shannon, of Fairview Heights, IL,
Janice (Michael) Forness, of Belleville, IL,
and Angela (Dave Seib) Mulholland, of Florida;
and ten great-grandchildren.
She had the heart of an angel,
And a voice to match!
When she started to sing,
Every breath would catch.
Now she’s singing in heaven,
With the angel’s above.
Her voice will be carried,
On the wings of a dove.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. John Myler officiating.
Burial will be at Green Mt. Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.