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Marilyn Louise Stegeman

Marilyn Louise Stegeman

Marilyn Louise Stegeman, age 89, of Quincy died on Friday, September 16, 2016, at 1:10 a.m. in St. Vincent's Home. She was born in Quincy on March 8, 1927, a daughter of Oscar and Florence (Altgilbers) Ostermiller. She married Leo L. Stegeman on April 29, 1950, in Quincy and he survives.

Marilyn was a 1945 graduate of Notre Dame High School. She then graduated from Gem City Business College where she was a member of Theta Alpha Chi Sorority. Marilyn was employed as a secretary in the Boy Scouts of America office. After raising five sons, she worked as the manager of the local S&H Green Stamps store. Before retirement, she was employed as a clerk at the former Key Rexall Store in the Quincy Mall.

Marilyn was a member of St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church. She was a member of the K of C Ladies Auxiliary and the Ladies of St. Francis. Marilyn loved playing cards with family and friends. In her younger years, she played in a women's volleyball league and she liked going fishing with her boys. Marilyn enjoyed solving crossword and jigsaw puzzles, and going on family outings with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a devoted fan at her grandchildren's sporting, dance, gymnastics, and musical events, always ready to cheer on her loved ones. At the birth of a new grandchild, she crocheted beautiful blankets for each one. Marilyn's loving and caring nature was truly an example for her children and grandchildren. She had a welcoming smile for everyone she met.

In addition to her husband Leo, survivors include her five sons, Ronald Stegeman and his wife Clarissa "Ikie" of Apple Valley, MN; Donald Stegeman and his wife Cynthia; Paul Stegeman and his wife Jill; Marty Stegeman and his wife Laurie; Ken Stegeman and his wife Tammy all of Quincy.
17 Grandchildren, Brian Stegeman, Joseph Stegeman, Kyle Stegeman and his wife Sarah; Colin Stegeman; Melanie Stegeman; Stacey Lambert and husband John; Devon Stegeman and wife Erin; Cory Stegeman and wife Kristy; Kaitlyn Phillips and husband Joshua; Jacob Stegeman; Nicholas Stegeman; Kristen Stegeman, Michelle Stegeman; Matthew Stegeman; Andrew Stegeman, Abigail and Olivia Stegeman.
Great-grandchildren, Harper and Jackson Lambert; Kacie Stegeman and Evelyn Phillips, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Joy Ostermiller and a brother Ken (Virginia) Ostermiller.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church celebrated by Rev. More Torres-Torres, O.F.M. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Quincy Notre Dame High School or to St. Francis Catholic

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From:
John Badamo
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dear Marty and Family: So sorry to hear that your mother had passed. Please accept our thoughts and prayers as you and your family go through the next few days and weeks. Losing your mother is so hard. God Bless. Terri and John Badamo
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Rick and Sue
quincy, IL
Comments:
What a wonderful woman. We will miss her in the neighborhood. Always enjoyed visiting with her and Leo. We are blessed to have known her. So sorry for your loss.
From:
Jeff & Joanne Bergman
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Our Deepest Sympathy to the entire family.
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Don and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
From:
Lisa Musolino-Scholz
Comments:
Dear Jill & Paul, We were saddened to learn of your loss of your dear Mother & Mother-in-law, Marilyn. She sure enjoyed raising her family of sons and has so much pride in each of you and your families, You are in our prayers as is she. Our Condolences across the miles to you. Lisa & Tom Scholz