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4/22/2013 11:40:00 AM
Marilyn Botts
Marilyn Botts
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Marilyn Botts

Marilyn M. Botts, 84, of Earlville passed away April 19, 2013, in Mendota Community Hospital.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Earlville with the Rev. Tammy Anderson officiating. Private burial will be at a later date.

Visitation will be from one hour prior to services Thursday in the church.

Arrangements were provided by Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home, Earlville.

She was born May 27, 1928, in rural Earlville on the family farm, the daughter of Clarence and Rena (Knoll) Gast. She married Charles E. Botts Jr. on Jan. 10, 1948, in Earlville.

She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Earlville, and Women’s Auxiliary of Mendota VFW Post 4079. Marilyn attended Earlville Schools graduating in 1947.

She enjoying sewing and sewed for the veterans and received awards for her sewing. She was a very hard worker, helping her husband on the farm, working in the garden and taking care of their home. Most important was her family and spending time with them.

She is survived by her husband, Charles of Earlville; two daughters, Wanda (Carl) Planthaber of Camanche, Iowa, and Diane (Gary) Lampe of LaMoille; one son Steven Botts of Earlville; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; two brothers, LaVerne Gast and Robert (Pat) Gast both of Earlville; one sister Phyllis (Stan) Nash of Naperville; one brother-in-law, Rod Kellogg of Calif.; her loving companion, Dora; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Lois Gast and Elaine Kellogg.

Memorials may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Earlville.

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