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Marianne C. Kruchten

April 11, 1970 — January 12, 2022

Marianne C. Kruchten, age 51, of Marion, Illinois, formerly of Elmhurst, IL, passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Illinois.

Marianne was born April 11, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Jean-Claude and Sharlene R. (Maurer) Kruchten. She was born in Chicago and grew up in Elmhurst. She was a 1988 graduate of York High School.

She moved to Marion in 1993 and worked in the billing department at WPS. She last worked at Marion Eye Care in the billing department as well. She volunteered at the Marion VA Medical Center and was a member of the Marion American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing volleyball at SI Volley's and loved riding horses. She also had interest in ghost hunting and loved to read.She is survived by her mother, Sharlene R. Kruchten (Maurer) of Marion, IL and two brothers, Joseph C. (Shannon) Kruchten of Cortland, IL and Jean-Pierre C. Kruchten of Greenup, IL. She is preceded in death by her father, Jean-Claude P. Kruchten.

Celebration of Life services will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Elmhurst American Legion from 1:00PM - 5:00PM. 

Celebration of Life services will be held on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at the Marion American Legion from 1:00PM - 4:00PM.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Disabled American Veterans. 

Blue Funeral Home in Marion, IL is assisting the family with arrangements.

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