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Sandra Jean Marison, 79, of Rockford, died after a brief illness on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Born May 15, 1937, in Chicago Heights, IL; the daughter of Fridolf and Irene (Holm) Marison. Sandra attended Illinois Wesleyan University and was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi. After graduating she taught school in California and then moved to Rockford, IL, where she taught 2nd grade at West View School until retirement. She was a former member of the Trails Club in Rockford. Sandra resided in Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center for the last 2 ½ years, where she was in the choir and participated in many activities, she was a joy to be around.
She is survived by her brother, Ralph (Julie) Marison; nephews, Mark and Matthew Marison. Predeceased by her parents.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave. Rockford with Rev. Chuck Olson officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Covenant House, 461 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 .

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  1. Nancy Scheidegger

    I was a student of hers at west view she was such a wonderful caring teacher. She will be missed. I will always have the memories.

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