Friday, July 16, 2010

Marilyn K. Rennolett, 73, of Peoria, formerly of Chillicothe, died at 4:15 a.m. Friday, July 16, 2010, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born July 9, 1937, in Chillicothe, to Raymond and Mary (Buttell) Hammer, she married Adolph “Bill” Rennolett on July 29, 1961, in Peoria. He survives.

Surviving are her children, Anthony W. Rennolett of Chillicothe, Michael E. (Elizabeth) Rennolett of Peoria, Julie J. Seaver of Chillicothe and Timothy E. (Joanna) Rennolett of Peoria; nine grandchildren; one sister, Jeanne (Larry) Duckworth of Chicago; and one brother, John (Kathy) Hammer of Chillicothe.

She was preceded in death by one son, John R. Rennolett.

She was a registered nurse and retired as the director of nursing at Parkhill Medical Complex. She previously worked in
Dr. Hart’s office and as a charge nurse at OSF.

Funeral Mass was July 21 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Chillicothe. The Rev. Glenn H. Harris officiated. Visitation was July 20, at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. She was buried in Chillicothe City Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

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