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Marilyn Sue Roden

November 6, 1959 - June 30, 2015

Marilyn Sue Roden

Obituary

Marilyn Sue Roden, 55, of Gilbert, AZ and formerly of Belvidere, IL passed away peacefully, Tuesday morning, June 30, 2015 in Mercy Gilbert Medical Center from an 11 month battle with cancer.  Marilyn was born November 6, 1959 in Belvidere, IL the daughter of Wesley and Nancy (Butz) Hyland.  Marilyn graduated from Immanuel Lutheran School in Belvidere, Belvidere High School, Northern Illinois University and earned her Master’s Degree from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ.  She married Garry R. Roden on January 6, 1984 in Belvidere.  Marilyn was an elementary school teacher the past eighteen years; prior to her teaching career, she was a nutritionist as well as a dental assistant.  Marilyn lived out her faith in leading several adult Bible studies.

Marilyn is loved and will be missed by her husband, Garry of Gilbert, AZ; children, Samuel Roden of Gilbert, AZ and Sarah of Tucson, AZ; parents, Wes and Nancy Hyland of Belvidere; sister, Delores (Wayne) Mrozinski of Boulder City, NV; uncles, Wayne Butz of Belvidere, Paul (Shelly) Hyland of Crystal Lake; aunt, Mary (David) McEleney of Normal, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 6, 2015 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Allan Buss officiating.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday at the church and also from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Monday prior to the service.  Burial will be in Carman Cemetery.  Arrangements by Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, Il.  Memorials may be given in care of Marilyn’s family for an educational scholarship to be established.  To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

Service Schedule

Sunday, July 5, 2015
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday at the church

Monday, July 6, 2015
10:00 am - 10:45 am

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Monday prior to the service

Monday, July 6, 2015
11:00 am

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 6, 2015 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Allan Buss officiating

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