Marilyn R. Shannon, age 74, of Aledo, Illinois formerly of New Windsor, IL. died Saturday October 18, 2014 at the Aledo Health and Rehab Center. Graveside services are 10:30 AM Tuesday October 21, 2014 at the New Windsor Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 - 7 PM Monday at the Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Alpha, IL. where memorials may be left to the Mercer County Animal Shelter. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com
She was born July 31, 1940 in Galesburg, IL, to Arthur and Elva Bredberg Shannon. Marilyn graduated from Winola High School in 1958 and graduated from the Galesburg School of Cosmetology. She was employed in the central processing department at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg retiring in 1995.
Survivors include a sister, Martha (Roger) Hultgren of Viola and a brother, Sam Shannon of Aledo. Her parents preceded her in death.
Monday, October 20th, 2014, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Peterson Wallin Knox - Alpha, Illinois
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014, 10:30am