Marilyn Chaplin
1942 - 2021
Marilyn Chaplin

Born: May 17, 1942

Died: January 6, 2021

Entered this life May 17, 1942 and passed away January 6, 2021.

Daughter of the late Sherman E. and Anna Louise Cundiff. Cherished wife of the late Wayne Chaplin. Dear sister of Sherman (Karen) Cundiff, Mardell (the late Bob) Leeper, and the late Maxine Cundiff.

She will be deeply missed by her nephews Adam and Eric Cundiff their families, and many other family and friends.

Marilyn was raised in Franklin Park, Il and graduated from East Leyden High School Class of 1960. She worked at M & M Mars, where she met and fell in love with Wayne. They were married in 1965. Marilyn later loved working for United Airlines for 38 years with cherished forever friends. She traveled the world but her favorite destination was Maui, Hawaii. Some of her favorite things were working in her garden, being a chef with legendary dinners, crossword puzzles and hunting in Missouri.

A beautiful life came to an end ... she died as she lived; everybody's friend. She was one of the kindest people on earth, brilliant, generous, grateful, passionate, strong, brave, courageous, fun, funny, and adorable. "May the memories carry you on wings of love to a tomorrow of comfort and peace. (Larry Martin)

A celebration of Marilyn's life will be schedulee at a later date. for information please call Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home at (847) 678-1950 or www://

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Published by Northwest Herald on Jan. 9, 2021.
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Our deepest sympathies on learning of the passing of Marilyn. We always enjoyed her and Wayne's visits to the farm with the hunt club. Sure miss those days.
Wayne & Fran Kirchhoff
January 15, 2021