Lynette Marr

January 22, 1939 - October 19, 2015

    Lynette H. Marr, 76, of Illinois City, passed away Monday, Oct. 19, at UPH-Trinity, Rock Island.
    Lynette was born Jan. 22, 1939 in Moline, the daughter of Donald and Shirley (Engholm) Anderson. She married Melvin Marr on Oct. 11, 1958 in Moline. Lynette was an excellent cook and baker.  She enjoyed corresponding monthly with friends and family via greeting cards.
    Lynette is survived by her husband of 57 years, Melvin Marr, Illinois City; children, Cynthia (Bill) Minard, Colona, Gerald Marr, Illinois City, Donna (Joe) DeSchepper, Aledo, and Susan Marr, Muscatine, Iowa; grandchildren, Emily (Scott) Spencer, Lincoln (Shana) Marr, Daniel (Sarah) Foster, Adam (Melissa) Minard, Lindsay (Albert) Muniz, and Tara (Joe) Nemitz; great grandchildren, Emmalyn, Bryson, and Joslyn Foster, Sebastian and Preston Marr, Ruby Muniz and Adrian Muniz, Gibson and Hendrix Minard, Reyna and Braeden Einfeldt and Chloe and Brooke Spencer, and baby Nemitz due next summer; and sister, Sylvia Anderson, San Francisco, Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents and great grandson, Rylan Foster.
    Funeral service was held 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 23 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Burial was at Greenview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, East Moline.
    Memorials may be made to Buffalo Prairie Presbyterian Evangelical Church or The Andalusia Volunteer Ambulance.
    Lynette’s family would like to say thank you to the entire staff at
UPH-Trinity, Rock Island, for their excellent care of our wife, mother, and grandma.
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