MARILYN J. FEDTKE(1935-2013)

BATAVIA – Marilyn J. Fedtke, 77, of Batavia, Ill., and formerly of St. Charles and Sycamore, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, March 8, 2013, at Delnor Hospital, Geneva.
Marilyn was born Oct. 1, 1935, in Batavia, the daughter of Harold and Margaret (Chamberlain) Holm.
Marilyn graduated from Batavia High School in 1953. After graduation she became a beautician before marrying Kenneth Fedtke on March 9, 1957, and having her family. Marilyn and Ken lived on farms in St. Charles and Sycamore, before moving to Heritage Woods of Batavia in March 2004, where Marilyn thoroughly enjoyed life with her friends.
Marilyn was a 4-H Leader and worked actively with the Kane County Women's Farm Bureau. She avidly engaged in knitting and crocheting and loved to sew and bake for her family.
She survived by her three children, Sally (Jim) Senechalle of St. Charles, Scott Fedtke of Sycamore and Sandra (Bob) Mason of Hanover Park; grandchildren, Jillian and Kevin Senechalle; and sister-in-law, Dee Holm of Batavia.
In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband, Ken; brother, Bill Holm; and sister, Barbara Holm.
The memorial visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Yurs Funeral Home Geneva, 1771 W. State St., Geneva, IL 60134.
Contributions may be made to The Midwest Affiliate Memorials and Tribute Lockbox, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60601.
To leave an online condolence or remembrance to the family, visit For more information, call Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva at 630-232-7337 or connect on Facebook.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Mar. 16, 2013