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Marilyn G. Coons

September 28, 1921 April 18, 2019
Marilyn G. Coons
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Obituary for Marilyn G. Coons

PEORIA- Marilyn G. Coons of Peoria, IL passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019.

Born on September 28, 1921 in Peoria, IL to George and Hazel (Kowolske) Fellay, she was the eldest of three girls. She married George W. Coons on June 9, 1945. They were married for 55 years. Both her husband and sister, Jane, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter, Christine Coons of Peoria, her sister, Mary Reid of North Carolina, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Marilyn went to work at Caterpillar following her graduation from Peoria High. She left there in 1951 to be a stay at home mom and a Girl Scout leader. She loved eating out, watching tennis, and NBA basketball, and following the MLB, especially the Cubs and White Sox.

A Memorial Visitation will be held Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. A Graveside service will be on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in Parkview Cemetery officiated by Chaplain Carolyn Roper-Fowlkes. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Toys for Tots, or the Peoria Area Food Bank.

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2:00 PM 5/5/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 5/5/2019 4:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States





11:00 AM 5/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
Parkview Cemetery

2001 N. University
Peoria, IL 61604

Parkview Cemetery
2001 N. University Peoria 61604 IL
United States

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