Marilyn Rose Walwer Schultz, 79, of Watseka passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021 at her home. Marilyn was born on June 3, 1942 in Kankakee, the daughter of LaVerne and Lucille (Arnold) Miller. She married Charles Walwer in Kankakee on June 25, 1960 and he preceded her in death. Later she married, James Schultz in St. Petersburg, Florida, on August 24, 1989 and he preceded her in death.
Marilyn is survived by two daughters- Catherine Schwartz of Watseka and Pamela (John) Burch of Watseka; two sons- Terry (Valorie) Walwer of Watseka and Donald (Keiko) Walwer of San Diego, California; two sisters- Phyllis Redman of Kankakee and Marsha Gersky of St. Petersburg, Florida; two brothers- Richard Miller of Geneseo and Dennis Miller of Bradley; several grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother- Vernon Miller, two sons- Brian Walwer and Scott Walwer, one son-in-law, Wayne Schwartz, and six grandsons.
Marilyn was a dietician at Watseka Manor. She enjoyed sewing, family get-togethers, and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Cremation rites will be accorded by Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.
Services will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be given to St. Jude Children's Hospital, The Arc of Iroquois County, Disabled Veteran's, or Donor's Choice.
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