LINCOLN – Marilyn Ann Steiger, 82, of Lincoln passed away at 10:12 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at Timber Creek Village, Lincoln.
Service: Celebration of Life to be held at a later date
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
Marilyn Ann Steiger, 82, of Lincoln passed away at 10:12 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at Timber Creek Village, Lincoln.
She was born on July 2, 1932 at the family farm in rural Hanna City to Charles Clifford and Mayme Boyer Doubet. She married Henry Alan Steiger in 1956 in Hanna City. He survives in Lincoln. Also surviving are her children: Cynthia (Brent) Scott, Bloomington; Karen Steiger, Lincoln; Dawn (James) Frieling, Buffalo Grove; and Scott Steiger, Lincoln; her sisters: Jean Brentz, Peoria; and Carol (Gail) Cowser, Glasford; 5 grandchildren; and many uncles, aunts, brothers-and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Marilyn was a graduate of Farmington Community High School. She received a BS in education from ISU and a MS in clothing and textiles from the U of I in Champaign-Urbana. Marilyn worked as a teacher and substitute teacher for various high school districts. She was a member of the Farm Bureau Women’s Club and East Lincoln Community Chest. She volunteered at Lincoln Memorial Hospital and Red Cross Blood Drives. She was a member and attended the First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln.
A family burial will be held at New Union Cemetery with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date. Holland Barry and Bennett Funeral Home has been entrusted with her care. Marilyn asked that memorials be made either to First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln or to her wonderful hospice Safe Haven.
Her passions were her faith, her husband, her family, her friends, and a good game. Please remember her laughter, competitiveness, and deep love for all of you.