Marilyn Butzow

December 30, 2018

Marilyn A. Butzow, 76, of Crescent City, passed away Monday (Dec. 24, 2018) at Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth.

She was born Nov. 21, 1942, the daughter of Ellot and Elsie (Stinebring) Black. Her parents preceded her in death. Marilyn married Rudolph Lee Butzow, in Danforth, on July 11, 1964. He preceded her in death Oct. 24, 1981.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Sidney Black; father-in-law, Fred Butzow; and mother-in-law, Agnes Butzow.

Surviving are two daughters, Barb (Josh) King, of Milford, and Becky (Bob) Love, of Bloomington; two sisters, Ruth (Dennis) Boyer, of Crescent City, and Nancy (Bob) Goris, of West Lafayette, Ind.; three grandkids, Olivia, Rudolph “Rudy” and Ryan King; eight nieces and nephews, Cheri (Mark) Rogers, Amy (Chris) Warke, David Light, Brian (Sara) Black, Melanie Black, Lonnie (Cheryl) Black, Brent (Terrie) Witte, Julie (Brian) Hasbargen and Jason (Michele) Witte; one sister-in-law, Barb (Joe) Witte, of Watseka; and two great-nieces, Abbey and Becca Rogers.

Marilyn loved gardening, cooking and spending time with her family, especially on family vacations. She worked as a hairdresser for 57 years, and also worked at the ARC of Iroquois County for more than 25 years.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. An additional time for visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, until the 11 a.m. funeral services at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Crescent City, with the Rev. Joel Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Flesher Cemetery in Crescent City.

Memorials may be made to Prairieview Lutheran Home or Iroquois Memorial Hospice.

Please sign her online guestbook at knappfuneralhome.com.


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