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“Bill and Jana Sorry for your loss will keep you in my prayers. Hope you are doing good. All is going well at my house. Blessings to you.An old...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Haake - Nashville, IL

“Very sorry to hear of MarilynsPassing. Love and prayers to you. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Gene and Pat Birkner - Woodstock, IL

“So sorry for your loss she was a very sweet lady and will surely be missed! ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: David andMelanie and girls Lehman - IL

“Myron, please accept my sincere sympathy. Marilyn was the young one! Even though she was several years younger than our class, she was so good to...Read More »
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“Shocked and saddened to hear of Marilyn's passing. I enjoyed sharing gardening stories with her on Facebook. She was a beautiful person. Please...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Dorothy and Don Bollmeier - IL

“My sincere condolences to the family of Marilyn. She was a wonderful lady and I will miss seeing her taking her walks each day. She would always...Read More »
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“So sorry for your loss. Marilyn was a great gal. She will be missed.Sympathy to her familyHelen McCloskey ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Helen Mccloskey - Lenzburg, IL

“Marilyn was an amazingly sweet woman. She made us feel so welcome when we moved in next door. Our thoughts and prayers go to her family and loved...Read More »
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Marilyn Helene, nee Waeltz, Fett, 76, of Marissa, IL; born on November 29, 1941 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Mrs. Fett worked for many years as a secretary for the Raymond Schickedanz Insurance Agency. She loved walking in the outdoors. Marilyn enjoyed tending to her flowers and lawn. She was very active and so full of life. Most of all she was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents – Clifford and Norene, nee Winter, Waeltz. Sister and Brother-in-law; Marilyn (Paul) Albert, Twin infant grandsons – David and Daniel Fett.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years – Myron Fett whom she married on June 18, 1960 at St. Agatha Catholic Church in New Athens, IL. Her children – Bill (Jana) Fett of Marissa, IL; Julie (Richard) Hays of Sparta, IL. 1 sister: Carolyn (George) Vollmer of Freeburg, IL, Her grandchildren – Lauren (Mike) Boyle; Matthew Peters; Bobby Fett; Alaina Fett.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Memorials may be made to the Missouri Botanical Garden.

No services are to be held.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.