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Marilyn Pearson

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Marilyn Pearson

Born: March 13, 1933; in Chicago, IL

Died: January 2, 2018; in Cary, IL

Marilyn Pearson, 84, of Cary, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

She was born on March 13, 1933, in Chicago to Carl Oscar Swanson and Thelma Swanson (nee Robertson). She married Jerry Pearson on June 12, 1954.

Marilyn was the mother of five children, Linnea Axman of Crystal Lake, Illinois, Carolyn DeConte of Greenview, Illinois, Stephen Pearson of St. Petersburg, Florida, Jeffrey Pearson of Beaufort, South Carolina, and Jennifer Cotsiopoulos (James) of Oakwood Hills, Illinois. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Shirley Swanson (nee Nord) of Winter Haven, Florida; as well as seven grandchildren, Adam, Rachel, Bonnie, Claire, William, Christian and Marian; and niece, Debbie and nephew, Danny.

She was a graduate of Bowen High School in Chicago, and was voted brightest of her high school senior class. An accomplished musician, she played the violin and piano, and had a beautiful soprano voice. Marilyn also graduated from Fox Secretarial School and attended Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.

She is preceded in death by her mother and father, as well as several aunts and uncles.

There will be a visitation for Marilyn on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 8901 Cary-Algonquin Rd, Cary beginning at 10:00 AM and concluding with a Funeral Service at 12:00 PM which will be followed by a luncheon in the church fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Barnabas Lutheran Church or to the (alz.org).
Published in the Northwest Herald on Jan. 7, 2018
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