Marilyn Winifred Curtiss
June 8, 1927
October 1, 2023 (96 years old)
In loving memory of Marilyn Winifred Curtiss, a cherished and beloved soul who brought warmth and joy to the lives of those around her. Born in the heart of Chicago, Illinois, Marilyn passed away at the remarkable age of 96, on October 1, 2023, leaving behind countless cherished memories and a legacy of love. As we gather here today, let us take a moment to offer our heartfelt condolences to her family and friends.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her dear parents, Ralph Warren and Muriel Anderson (Bixler), as well as her beloved husbands, Donald R. Lundquist and Charles Curtiss (Fritz). She also experienced the heartache of losing her adored son, Frederick Scott Curtiss, along with her sister Arlene and her brother-in-law Robert Fawcett. Their presence will forever be missed, but their spirits will forever live on in our hearts.
Despite the profound grief felt by those who cherished her, Marilyn leaves behind a beautiful legacy in the form of her loving daughters: Susan, Diane, Autumn, and Amy. Through the love and strength she instilled in them, Marilyn’s compassionate spirit will continue to inspire and guide them throughout their lives.
In this time of remembrance and reflection, we find solace in the lasting impact Marilyn made on our lives. She was a pillar of her community, and her dedication to her faith was unwavering. We invite those who wish to honor her memory to consider making memorial contributions to the Presbyterian Church. Your generous support will ensure that Marilyn’s legacy lives on, providing comfort and hope to those in need, just as she did during her time with us.
As we say our final farewells to Marilyn Winifred Curtiss, may we find solace in the knowledge that she has touched our lives in ways that words cannot adequately express. May her kind and gentle soul find eternal rest, and may her memory forever be a source of comfort and inspiration to us all.