Marilyn A. Thacker 77 of Streator died Saturday afternoon (July 30, 2011) at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Streator.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday at Hagi Funeral Home, Streator with Rev. John Gutz, officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00- 11:00 AM Saturday at Hagi Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Streator.
Mrs. Thacker was born May 3, 1934 in Streator the daughter of Elton and Elma (Hagie) Jerue. She married Jerome “Jerry” Thacker, June 6, 1954 in Streator. He survives.
Marilyn had been employed at Hardie’s Restaurant in Streator for twenty five years prior to her retirement in 1995. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church , Streator. She attended Streator grade schools and was a graduate of Streator High School , class of 1952.
She enjoyed baking and decorating cakes and her flower garden, trips to Las Vegas and spending time with family and friends. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband Jerry of Streator, one daughter, Doreen (Kevin) Skaggs, Streator, one son, Mark M. Thacker, Las Vegas NV , four grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, one sister, Barbara Jo (Gerald) Mahl, Hope MI.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Elta Mae Mahoney and a sister in infancy.
Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church or the donor’s choice.