Marilyn Mae Rodriguez, age 59, of Round Lake Beach, died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
She was born May 5, 1948 in Bensenville to Albert and Lillian (Runge) Rickert. On May 20, 1972, she married John Rodriguez in Bensenville.
Marilyn was a resident of the Round Lake area for over 35 years. She worked in the Round Lake School District Unit 116 as a secretary in Special Services for over 15 years.
She was a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts and a coach for the Avon Girls Softball League. Marilyn was a doting grandmother and an avid reader.
Survivors include her husband John of 35 years; two children, Clint (Ana) Rodriguez of Antioch and Amanda Rodriguez of Round Lake; two grandchildren, Antonio and Zamora; her mother, Lillian of Marengo; and a sister, Diane (Tom) Kearney of Marengo. She was preceded in death by her father.
Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until the 2 p.m. Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, August 4, at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Ct., Round Lake, IL 60073. The Rev. Lisle Kauffman will officiate. Memorials to PanCAN, 2141 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 7000, El Segundo, CA 90245, would be appreciated by the family.
For information, call the funeral home at 847-546-3300. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com.