Marilyn J. Bice died Wednesday at her home in Riverton.
She was born on October 23, 1934, the daughter of Lester and Ruby Howlett Spain. A lifelong resident of central Illinois, she was a graduate of Feitshans High School and was a familiar face to many from her years of service in the admitting department of Memorial Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents and by her daughter, Jami Bice.
She is survived by her son, John Bice of Loami; her daughters, Janet Bice ( husband David Crain) of Evanston, and Julie Bice of Riverton; her granddaughters, Libby Bice and Kelsey Bice, both of Cantrall, and Caitlin Crain of Boston; her grandson, Sam Crain of Evanston; and her great-granddaughter, Ava Linn Steffen of Cantrall.
Friends and family are invited to pay their respects on Saturday, March 12, 2011 from 4:00-6:00 pm at Staab Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, please honor her love of children and animals with donations to Shriner Hospitals for Children or the Animal Protective League of Springfield and Sangamon County.