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Marian Scott

February 27, 1916 — July 5, 2012

Marian I. Scott, 96, of Geneseo, formerly of rural Cambridge, died Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 9th, at the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church. Rev. Ann Champion will officiate. Burial will be at Red Oak Cemetery, rural Cambridge. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. Memorials may be made to the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church.

Marian Irene Miller was born February 27, 1916 in Galva, the daughter of Harry A. and Jessie Stickland Miller. She was educated in Galva area schools, graduated from Galva High School in 1933, and attended MacMurray College in Jacksonville, IL. Her marriage to Ronald H. Scott took place on February 22, 1940 in Cambridge. He passed away on January 11, 2011.

Prior to her marriage, Marian worked as a secretary at the A.S.C.S. Office in Cambridge. She then farmed with her husband on the family farm in Clover Township until they retired. She was a 66 year member of the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church and a member of the women’s circle of the church. In her earlier years, she was a member and district officer of the Henry County Home Extension. Marian was proud to be a farmer’s wife, and she enjoyed her family.

Those surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Karen and Larry Rees, Washington, IL, Deanna Morsing, Clinton, IA, a son, Roger Scott, Algonquin, IL, nine grandchildren, Mark (Diane) Rees, Steven (Colette) Rees, Jeffrey (Marianne) Rees, Darren (Terri) Rees, Dawn (Tim) Tibbals, Russ (Tina) Shearer, Christopher (Kate) Scott, Jonathan (Kristen) Scott, and Anne Scott. Other survivors include eight great grandchildren. Her parents, her husband, a granddaughter, Melissa Scott, and a brother, Dean Miller, preceded her in death. Condolences may be expressed by visiting Marian’s obituary at

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