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Marianne E. Matheny

April 30th, 1944 – October 22nd, 2017

Marianne E. Matheny, age 73 of Astoria, IL, passed away at 3:57 pm on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. She was born on April 30, 1944 in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Ralph and Evalyn (Roland) Pratt. She married Ralph Matheny on June 14, 1980 in Astoria. He survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Diana (and Leon Lee) Ludtke of Grant, NE, Erica (and Andy) Kassel of Columbia, MO, and Kim (and Chad) Bent of Astoria, one son David (and Christel) Matheny and daughter of Bradfordton, IL, 10 grandchildren; Jessica Vance, Michael Vance, Laura Kassel, John Kassel, Andrew Bent, Charlie Bent, Zain Pemberton, Thomas Wiggins, and Cooper Bent, her brother Art (and Tammy) Pratt of Byron, IL, and several nieces and nephews.

Marianne was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Ralph A. Pratt, Jr.

Marianne was an Insurance Broker for France Insurance Agency in Astoria, IL.

She was a member of the Ipava Order of the Eastern Star #226 where she was a Past Worthy Matron and Lecturer.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 6-8 pm at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Eastern Star services will be held at 8 pm, followed by a memorial service. Pastor Gary Sheets will officiate. Memorials may be given to the Ipava Order of the Eastern Star #226.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Condolences


October 23rd, 2017

Sorry for your loss. LOVE you Uncle Ralph and family

October 23rd, 2017

To Ralph and family, Zeke & I send our heartfelt sympathy to you in the passing of Marianne. May God watch over you and lay his comforting and healing hands on you. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

October 23rd, 2017

Jim & I will miss Marianne. WE knew her thro OES. She was special. the Whitcombs of Burnide,IL

October 23rd, 2017

Jim & I will miss Marianne. We were her OES friends. Jim/carol Whitcomb of Burnside, IL

October 23rd, 2017

Jim & family.... so very sorry to hear Marianne has joined the Angels. She was always such a sweet lady to me & helped me a lot when I was a Grand Officer. She will be missed. Our love and prayers to you all.
Pam & Mike Brandenburg & family

October 23rd, 2017

So sorry to learn of Marianne passing. We had many good times at oes functions Janice Shank

October 23rd, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Marianne was a wonderful member of the Order and a joy to know. Our sympathies.
Janet and Mark Schmidt

October 23rd, 2017

So very sorry to hear this! Hugs and prayers to all! Scott and Shannon Adkins

October 23rd, 2017

Thoughts and prayers are with you. Marianne was a pleasure to be around. Will certainly miss her.
Margolita Rouse

October 23rd, 2017

Ralph & Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. She is now at peace with God. Larry & Barbara Eccles

October 23rd, 2017

So very sorry for the family's loss, prayers and thoughts are with all. Marsha Thomas

October 24th, 2017

So very sorry for your great loss ! - Bill & Rosie Brockley

October 24th, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Has been a pleasure being friends and neighbors all these years. Prayers and comfort to all the family from Rishikesh. Janet Danner and Lori

October 24th, 2017

Sending our sympathy in the passing of Marianne. She was a special person and great OES member and friend. God be with you. Lila & Joe Behrends

October 24th, 2017

So sorry to hear about Marianne. Your beautiful n our thoughts & prayers.
Mark & Mary Clayton

October 24th, 2017

Sending our heartfelt condolences to the family. Doug & Cynde Ketterman

October 24th, 2017

So sorry to here of your loss Ralph . Bob & Rett

October 24th, 2017

Ralph- so sorry to hear of Marianne's passing. I always enjoyed her humor at the office. I'm sorry we will be out of state and will miss her service. Dean & Georgiann Hood

October 24th, 2017

Ralph and Family,
To good friends,Marianne will be missed in body but her spirit will be with us for ever.
See you Friday.
Dave Jacobs Family

October 24th, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Prayers to all the family! Bill and Dee Jones

October 24th, 2017

So very sorry for your loss Ralph. She was a wonderful lady and we always loved being around both of you. God bless you. Cole and Sue Langley.

October 24th, 2017

Please accept my condolences in the loss of your loved one. Ron Henry (Ruth's friend)

October 24th, 2017

Erica and Family,
We are so sad to hear this news. You always speak with so much love for your Mom and I know she will be greatly missed by you, Andy and her sweet grandbabies! We are praying for peace for your all your family; especially your Daddy...and sending our love from South Carolina!
In Him, The BlumeNation

October 24th, 2017

God has received another angel. Marianne will be missed by all who knew her. Memories last forever and our members have many good memories with her. Sympathy and prayers

October 24th, 2017

So sorry for your loss Ralph. She will be missed by all. Rodger Chaplain

October 24th, 2017

Ralf and Family,
So sorry for your loss, sympathy and prayers during this difficult time. Bob and Susie Bucher

October 24th, 2017

Sorry for your loss Ralph. God be with you.

October 24th, 2017

Sending our sincere condolences at this time of loss. Kathy and Maurice Cox.

October 24th, 2017

Ralph and kids, I do sorry to hear of Marianne's passing, you have been such an important part of our family I'm sure mom and dad have welcomed her with joy and love. We will be out of state and unable to attend her services but the next time we see you there is a big hug coming your way.... Love to all of you.

October 24th, 2017

Ralph and kids, I do sorry to hear of Marianne's passing, you have been such an important part of our family I'm sure mom and dad have welcomed her with joy and love. We will be out of state and unable to attend her services but the next time we see you there is a big hug coming your way.... Love to all of you. Roger and Marcia

October 24th, 2017

Condolences. Peace and prayers for the family.
Mike and Elaine Worman

October 24th, 2017

Ralph and family, we send our love and prayers to you all. We have enjoyed love and friendship through Eastern Star. We will be unable to be with you as we will be out of town at our Grandson's wedding. Our Love to all of you. Janet and Randy Adkins

October 24th, 2017

Ralph, so sorry for your loss. I knew both of you from OES. Praying for you and your family. Crystal Russell

October 24th, 2017

Sorry for your loss Ralph, thoughts and prayers for the family. Ron and Ann Wys

October 24th, 2017

Sorry for your loss of your beloved wife Ralph..You and your families have all our sympathies
Gary, Bev, and Miranda Taylor

October 25th, 2017

So sorry to hear of your loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family!
Brian Bucher

October 25th, 2017

We are so very sorry. Gordon and Carol Walker.

October 25th, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.
Jody Crook

October 25th, 2017

My deep sympathy Ralph and Kim and all the family. Many good memories of OES fun and work with that sweet lady. Eloise Staggs

October 25th, 2017

My deep sympathy Ralph and Kim and all the family. Many good memories of OES fun and work with that sweet lady. Eloise Staggs

October 25th, 2017

Sending prayers! Cindy Chaffin

October 25th, 2017

Sorry for your loss Ralph ! Gary& Judy Moose

October 25th, 2017

I was sorry to hear about the loss of Marianne. I have good memories spending time at her and Ralph’s home as a kid, playing with “Kimmy.” Thinking of you all.

October 26th, 2017

Sorry for your loss. Marianne made this world a better place.
Ron & Deb Root

October 26th, 2017

Deepest Sympathy and Condolences in the loss of Marianne, she will be greatly missed. Ora and Mary Welch

October 26th, 2017

Our hearts go out to you, Ralph, and all you family. Loved Marianne’s dry wit. We shared a lot of laughs. Heaven just got a sweet bare-footed angel. Carolyn and Garth

October 27th, 2017

Many deep condolences Ralph. From Rick and Vickie Hamm..

October 28th, 2017

Our sincere condolences, Ralph.
Lyne and Jeff Roth

October 29th, 2017

So sorry for your lost. Deepest sympathy. Penny Collins