Marie R. McMillen, 86, of Table Grove, passed away at 5:54 AM, Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Unity Point Health – Methodist in Peoria.
She was born on July 13, 1930, in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of the late Charles and Ida (Clifford) Lundahl. She married Billy Gene McMillen on July 30, 1949, in Quincy. He preceded her in death on June 23, 2011.
Surviving are two children Gilbert McMillen and Myra Bruketta and husband Joe all of Table Grove, four grandchildren Robert McMillen of Germantown Hills, Billie Marie McMillen of Macomb, Jeremy Bruketta of Fox River Grove, and Joshua Bruketta of Normal, two great grandchildren Kylan McMillen and Cali McMillen, six sisters June Lundahl, Norma Jean Lundahl and Virginia Lundahl all of of Wheeling, Esther Goodrich of Hartford, Michigan, Deloris Graziano and husband Blaize of Melville, New York, and Sally Robinson and husband Christopher of Huntley, brother-in-law Norman McMillen of Rushville, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters Ruth Lierly and Arlene House.
A graduate of Quincy High School, Marie worked at the Ken-Ray Foundry in Vermont, and Gardner-Denver and the Quincy Public Library both in Quincy.
She was a member of the Vermont United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed needlework, sewing, flowers, gardening and cooking. She loved the country life even though she grew up in the city.
Services will be at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with Reverend Steve Granadosin officiating. Interment will follow in the Harris Cemetery, in Table Grove. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tuesday, at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville. Memorials are suggested to Unity Point Health Methodist- Hospice.
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