Marilyn J. Gibson, Janesville, WI (1943-2014)
April 17, 1943 - February 13, 2014
Marilyn J. Gibson, age 70, of Janesville, died on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center. She was born in Moline, IL, on April 17, 1943, the daughter of Harold and Myrtle (Nelson) Schrage. She had been employed by An*Ser Services for over 20 years, and was an Avon rep. for over 30 years. Marilyn was past president of the Roosevelt Chapter of the Rock County 4-H, and was active in First Congregational UCC. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family. She dearly loved her pets.
Marilyn is survived by her two children, Heather Gibson of Ankeny, IA, and Sean (Ann) Gibson of Inver Grove Heights, MN; three grandchildren: Makenzie Gibson, Carter Gibson and Nicolas Gibson; three sisters: Karen (Ken) Kolls of Harvard, IL, Anita Ryan of Delavan, and Kathy (David) Benoy of Augusta, GA; three brothers: Bill Schrage of Laramie, WY, Joel (Linnea) Kooistra of Woodstock, IL, and John (Kay) Kooistra of Tucson, AZ; and special aunt, Juanita (Larry) Knowles of Beloit. She was preceded in death by her parents; aunt and uncle, John and Arlene Kooistra who raised her from the age of 9; and brother-in-law, Howard Ryan.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Rev. Dan Davis officiating. A visitation will be held on Sunday from 12 until 2 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME. Lasting memorials may be made to the Rock County Humane Society. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com
“Mom, we will always remember your kind and generous spirit.”