Marilyn R. Lund, 84, of Cambridge, died Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Kewanee Care Home in Kewanee. Cremation had been accorded and a memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 25th, at the Cambridge United Methodist Church. Rev. David Joyce will officiate. Inurnment will be at the Grace Church Cemetery, rural Osco. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. Memorials may be made to the Cambridge United Methodist Church.
Marilyn Sidlinger was born September 17, 1928 in Port Byron, Illinois, the daughter of Harry B. and Alva Hollister Sidlinger. She graduated valedictorian of Port Byron High School in 1946. Her marriage to Levern Lund of rural Cambridge took place on September 9, 1950 in Port Byron. He passed away February 1, 2011. Levern and Marilyn farmed in Osco Township for 36 years. She also worked for Rishel Equipment in Cambridge and Empire Equipment Company in Geneseo as a bookkeeper.
Her memberships included the Cambridge United Methodist Church, a Charter Member of the Valley View Country Club, Cambridge, the N.A.G.s, the Cambridge Library Book Club, and the Social Hour Club. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, and traveling.
Those surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Vickie Lund, Quincy, IL and John and Joanne Lund, Hampshire, IL, grandchildren, Steven Lund and his wife, Teegan, Jacksonville, IL, Jared Lund and Jillian Lund, both of Hampshire, and a great granddaughter, Lindsey Lund, Jacksonville. Also surviving is a sister, Erma Machac, Milwaukee, WI. Her parents and her husband preceded her in death.