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Marilyn Teel

February 9, 1930 — February 22, 2017

Eureka - Marilyn Ruth Teel, age 87 of Eureka died at 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Washington Christian Village.

Marilyn was born in Clinton, Iowa on February 9, 1930 the daughter of Guy and
Mildred Cram Wassenaar. She married James R. Teel on June 7, 1953 in Fort Madison, Iowa. He died in 2013.

She is survived by her four children, Jeffrey (Tahdra) Teel of Morton, Linda (Mark)
Cordes of Eureka, Laura (William) Robison of Springfield, Missouri, Jennifer Dennis of Salt Lake City, Utah, eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter.

Marilyn attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls, Iowa where she earned her teaching certificate. She taught third graders in Fort Madison, Iowa until her marriage.

Marilyn was a lifetime member of the American Guild of Organists and played for Eureka Presbyterian Church for many years.

Marilyn was also a member of the Heart of Illinois Knitting Guild and obtained the level of Master Knitter. She donated dozens of knitted caps and baby booties to local hospitals for preemie babies.

Funeral Services will be held at Eureka Presbyterian Church on Saturday, February 25,2017 at 2 p.m. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Eureka Presbyterian Church.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at


FEB 25. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CST)

Eureka Presbyterian Church
Eureka, IL

Funeral service

FEB 25. 2:00 PM (CST)

Eureka Presbyterian Church
Eureka, IL

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