Marilyn A. Winton|
Born: August 11, 1945; in Chicago
Died: June 13, 2014; in Woodstock
Marilyn A. Winton, 68 of Woodstock, died Friday, June 13, 2014, at Centegra - Woodstock Hospital.
She was born in Chicago to Stanley and Virginia (Cielak) Goryszewski on August 11, 1945.
Marilyn received her degree in education from Northeastern Illinois University and her Masters from Aurora College. She taught at St. Thomas the Apostle elementary school before joining School District 200 where she taught for 14 years. She was proud of her teaching career and was recognized as a Star 105.5 teacher of the month and Who's Who in America's Top Teacher. In her retirement, she continued her love of education by working at the Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock. She was a devout member at St. Mary Catholic Church in Woodstock. She enjoyed History, Travel and Gardening. She was an avid Chicago Bears fan. She mostly enjoyed spending time with her loving family and friends.
She is survived by 2 sons Thomas (Jennifer) Cheski and James (Rebecca) Cheski; a daughter Lauren (Garrett) Hackett; 4 grandchildren Alana, Emma, Mary Clare and Julia Cheski; good friends Bonnie Burns, The Ward Family, The Schleutermann Family and Carol White; also 2 granddogs Raven and Dixie Chopper.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The visitation will be Monday, June 16, 2014, from 4 to 8 pm at the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home 1211 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock. The visitation will continue Tuesday, June 17 from 10 am until the 11 am funeral mass at St. Mary Catholic Church 312 Lincoln Ave. Woodstock.
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the
55 W. Wacker Drive Chicago, Ill. 60601 or on line at http://www.lungil.org.
For information call the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home at 815-338-1710 or see our website at www.slmcfh.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on June 14, 2014