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Marilyn M. Schierer

December 19, 1934 September 5, 2019
Marilyn M. Schierer
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Obituary for Marilyn M. Schierer

Marilyn M. Schierer, 84, of Peoria, passed away at 2:30 pm, Thursday, September 5, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Marilyn was born on December 19, 1934, in Peoria, to Walter and Jeatta (Wainscott) Clark. She married Eugene F. Schierer on September 18, 1954, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Peoria. Gene preceded her in death on October 12, 2018. She was also preceded in death by her sisters-in-law, Rosemary Meier and Rosie Schierer; and two grandchildren, Emily and Josh Horton.

Marilyn is survived by her daughter Connie (Chris) Burnett of Peoria, IL; daughter Karen (Steve) Cohen of Zionsville, IN; daughter Mary (Bob) Horton of Andalusia, IL; and her brother, Gary (Elaine) Clark of Peoria, IL.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Kristen (Joe) Winkler, Tracy (Jon) Robinson, Melissa (Mike) Mestetsky, Jake Horton, and Jera (Jimmy) Mosley. Great-grandchildren, Colin Winkler, Ariana Robinson, Beckham Mestetsky, Anabelle Horton, Lawson Mosley, and three on the way.

Marilyn and Gene enjoyed 64 years of marriage and were blessed with three children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She graduated from the Academy of Our Lady in 1953. She worked as an Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School at Bradley University from 1971 until her retirement in December of 1994. Marilyn’s greatest joy was spending time with family, watching soap operas and getting her hair done on Fridays at 12:15.

Visitation will be from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Wright and Salmon Mortuary on Sunday, September 8, 2019. A funeral mass will be held Monday, September 9, 2019, at 10:00 am at St. Philomena Catholic Church with visitation thirty minutes prior to mass. Fr. David Richardson will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the Greater Peoria Honor Flight or St. Philomena Catholic Church.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

8

Sep

3:00 PM 9/8/2019 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 9/8/2019 5:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Monday

9

Sep

9:30 AM 9/9/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 9/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

9

Sep

10:00 AM 9/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Swan Lake Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

4601 Route 150
Peoria, IL 61615

4601 Route 150 Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Greater Peoria Honor Flight

St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
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