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Marilyn R. Piland

February 25, 1930 - September 6, 2019

Marilyn R. Piland, 89, of Lincoln, formerly of Springfield, died at 2:35 pm, Friday, September 6, 2019 at St. Clara’s Manor in Lincoln. She was born on February 25, 1930 in Hutchinson, KS to Walter and Pearl (Rose) Fritzemeier.

She was survived by a daughter, Sue Anne Law of Springfield; son, Terry (Jane) Piland of Rescue, CA; three grandchildren, Sheila Castleberry, Clint (Margie) Law and Emily Piland; ten great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; one sister, Glenda (Vic) Deacon of California and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Jerry; one sister, Sheryl Fenstad and two brothers, Duane and Ronald Fritzemeier.

Marilyn was a member of Elliott Avenue Baptist Church, a founding member of Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Association in 1989, Christian Professional Business Women’s Association, Historical Preservation Association, Shalom Neighborhood of Hope, Secretary of the Democrat Party and a devout North end Democrat. She volunteered at Kumler Food Pantry and the Springfield Art Association.

Marilyn retired as a printer from the State Journal Register after 34 years of service.

The family will host a memorial at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Elliott Avenue Baptist Church, 501 W. Elliott Avenue, Springfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Elliott Avenue Baptist Church.

Service Information

Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019

Time: 01:00 pm

Elliott Avenue Baptist Church


501 West Elliott Avenue
Springfield, IL 62702


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Elliott Avenue Baptist Church.

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