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Merryon E. Marnell

September 7, 1926 — January 14, 2022

Merryon E. Marnell

Merryon E. Marnell (Braun)

Age 95 of Morris, Illinois, formerly of Burbank, Illinois, passed away Friday, January 14, 2022 at Morris Hospital.

She was the loving wife of Walter J. Marnell for 76 years, who passed away January 17, 2022; mother to James (Dee) Marnell, Sherry (Ben) Toman, Donna (Ted) Decker, Merrilly (Ken) Maloney, Karen (Tom) Sheridan, and Chris (Sam) Rusenovich.

Preceded in death by her mother Clara Braun, brother Richard Braun (Joan), brother Thomas Braun (Carole), sister Janet Welke (Charles), son John Marnell (Becky), and grandson Tony Sheridan.

Grandmother to Michael Marnell (Michelle), Brian Marnell (Kari), Carrie Piszro (Joe), Kevin Toman (Stacy), Debbie Pagoria (Mike), Lynn Terrell (Reese), Keith Decker, Steven Marnell, Laura Moll, John Marnell (Stacy), Melissa Hefner (Rob), Jean Kosch (Doug), Julie Kosch (Norb), Jenny Maloney, Tom Sheridan, Sam Rusenovich (Ewa), and Jim Rusenovich (Laura).

Also great grandmother to Tyler, Mariah, Jesse, Brandon, Dylan, P.J., Kaylee, K.J., Anthony, Emily, Lexus, Christopher, Taylor, Ethan, Leah, Sadie, Claire, Haylee, Douglas, Jasmin, Kamryn, Kelleen, Mike, Vinny, Max, and Lucas.

Also great, great grandmother to Averie, Kobe, Mercedes, Dominic, Karson, and Oaklynn.

And aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Per Merryon’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and she will be laid to rest at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery in Orland Park with her husband, Walter.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Merryon’s memorial page by logging onto:

Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. In Morris (815) 942-2500.

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