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Obituary of Marilynn Lavonne Seelbach
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Marilynn Lavonne Seelbach, 100 of Waggoner, Illinois, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2023, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield, IL. Marilynn was born August 15, 1922, in Springfield, IL, a daughter of Frank Christopher and Mary (Brown) Welge. Marilynn graduated from Waggoner High School with the class of 1939 and Illinois School of Business in Springfield, IL. She married Fabian Jerome Seelbach July 13, 1943, in Springfield, IL. Marilynn was a homemaker and had worked for the State of Illinois in the Department of Rehabilitation. You could also find her on the farm helping out where she was needed. She was a faithful member St. Mary's Catholic Church in Farmersville where she was active in the Altar Society. She loved to garden, sew, and can all of her produce from the garden. Marilynn was preceded in death by her parents, husband, granddaughter, Jenna Darr Seelbach, great-grandchildren; Warren and Emma Samson, brothers; Kenneth and Harlan Welge and sisters; Helen Welge and Dolores Parr. Marilynn is survived by her son, Gene (Bonnie) Seelbach of Springfield, IL, daughter, Ginger Bensch of Houston, TX, son, Gary (Michele) Seelbach of Springfield, IL, daughter, Gale (Keith) Harms of Waggoner, IL, daughter, Gwen Jennings of Bellingham, WA, daughter, Gloria Gietl of Bellingham, WA, son, Geoff (Se Dai) Seelbach of San Jose, CA, daughter, Geri (Roger) Adams of Anacortes, WA, 23 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren, numerous great great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Jenna Martin Seelbach Scholarship Fund at HSHS School of Nursing.
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