Marilyn I. Schmitt, 82, of Warsaw, passed away in her home on Sunday, October 13th, 2019.
Marilyn was born on June 27, 1937, in rural Sutter, Illinois, the daughter of Harold and Margaret Brackensick. She was united in marriage to Wayne Schmitt on October 16th, 1954, in Tioga, Illinois. He preceded her in death on July 26, 2011. Marilyn attended Warsaw High School. She was a lifelong resident in the Sutter area. Marilyn was passionate about life and displayed a tremendous work ethic. The love she showed for her family and friends will never be forgotten. She was also a member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ.
Marilyn is survived by her two daughters: Denyse (Craig) Becker of Warsaw, Illinois; and Jan (Jeff) Buckert of Ozark, Missouri; four grandsons: Jason (Melinda) Buckert, Justin Buckert, Corey (Sarah) Becker and Collin (Dana) Becker; six great-grandchildren: Mackenzie, Alexus and Audrie Buckert, Adrena and Noah Normand, and Dawson Becker; three sisters: Marianne Holtsclaw, Phyllis (Wayne) Pence and Katheryn (Will) Bavery; and her brother Richard Brackensick.
A celebration of life service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Bethlehem United Church of Christ.
The family kindly requests that memorials be made to the Bethlehem United Church of Christ or donor’s choice.
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