Marilyn Jean Powell

Marilyn Jean Powell, nee Strehlow, age 75, native of Chicago, formerly of Northlake and Colorado, currently of Algonquin; avid giver, letter writer, and storyteller; beloved wife of John “Jack” for 53 years; loving mother of Michael, Jean (Michelle),  Steven (Brenda) and Robert (Jill) Powell; proud grandmother of Jessica, Brian, Paige and John; dear sister of Bonnie Grafft; fond aunt of Mary Beth, Christine, Kevin, John and Christina; cherished daughter of the late Clarence and the late Alice, nee Warren.  Visitation Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. until time of funeral 9:00 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst.  Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  Interment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.  For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or

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One comment on “Marilyn Jean Powell
  1. Teri Trifiletti says:

    We are very sorry for your loss. -The Trifiletti’s

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