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Marilyn L. Wigell, 90, of Rockford, passed away on December 6, 2018. She was born on December 16, 1927 in Rockford, the daughter of Herbert and Myrtle (Steele) Larson. Marilyn married Arthur Wigell on September 3, 1949 in Rockford. He predeceased her on August 25, 1993. Marilyn was an office manager for Moore Bros. Real Estate. She was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church. She loved to bake, especially Swedish cookies, loved all dogs and traveling. Marilyn was a master gardener, member of Red Hat Society, and enjoyed ballroom dance with the Arthur Murray crew. She said, "old age ain't for sissies."
Survivors include her sons, Gary (Jerrilyn) and Gregg (Nancy) Wigell; grandchildren, Karissa (Josh) Heyden and David Wigell; great-grandchildren, Chloe, Ezra, and Amelia; brother, Ralph (Judy) Larson; several cousins, nephews, nieces, and special friends. Predeceased by husband, Arthur; and sister, Helen (Don) Carlson. Special thanks to the staffs of Lincolnshire Place and Transitions Hospice.
Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, December 15, 2018 in Zion Lutheran Church, 925 5th Ave., Rockford, IL 61104 with Rev. Dr. Michael Thomas officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1:00 to 1:45 pm. Private burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.

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  1. Lisa oliver

    I'm so very sorry for your loss, losing those we love is the hardest thing we have to experience.may you fimd comfort in beautiful memories and Jesus words, john 5:28, 29


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