Marilyn Andree nee Gehrke passed away after a brief illness. She was born to William and Louise Gehrke on August 16, 1932 in Joliet, IL.
She married William Andree on September 3, 1950.
She is survived by her husband Bill, children: Karen (Gary) Watts of Oswego, IL, Denise (Roger) Lucas of Blackstone, IL, Sandy (Will) Barbier of Ottawa, IL, Bruce (Kendra) Andree of Champaign, IL, and Craig (Frank Quinn) Andree of Chicago, IL.
Surviving grandchildren are Jennifer (Sally Hines) Watts, Greg (Carrie) Lucas, Zachary Watts,
Becky (Harry “Tripp” Simmons) Lucas, Chase Andree (Jordan Slade), and Lane Barbier.
Surviving great grandchildren are Blake and Logan Lucas and Lucas Simmons.
Also surviving are two sister’s Gail (Lee) Papesh and Nancy Pohlman, brothers-in-law Robert Johnston and Gordon Seil survive along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by an infant son Tommy, her parents, three brothers, two sisters, brother-in-law, niece and nephew.
Marilyn was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of Streator, IL.
Visitation will be on Wednesday from 10:30- Noon at Hagi Funeral Home, Streator, for immediate family with private graveside services.
Interment will be at Riverview Cemetery in Streator, IL. Officiated by Pastor John Gutz.
The family requests no flowers. Memorials may be directed to the family for a memorial to be established in Marilyn’s name.