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Marian S. Brennen

May 17, 1917 January 1, 2019
Marian S. Brennen
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Marian S. Brennen nee Soper, age 101, of Oak Park, formerly of River Forest; beloved wife of the late Raymond E. Knudson and the late William T. Brennen, Jr; loving mother of Clarke (Janet) Knudson, William T. (Patty) Brennen and the late Nancy Knudson; cherished grandmother of Amy (Brian) Pieper, and Elizabeth, William and Katherine Brennen; great-grandmother of Rachel, Jack and Leah Pieper; dear sister of the late Evelyn Gustafson and Helen Beverwyk; fond aunt, great-aunt and friend of many. Marian was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1917 to the late Clarence and Esther Soper. She was a beloved, life- long member of her community for 101 years. She was a long-time member of the River Forest Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, River Forest women’s Club Red Hats, and West Suburban Special Recreation Association. She was an avid reader, loved gardening and having a cup of tea in the afternoon. She lived on Bonnie Brae Avenue and was surrounded by beloved neighbors. Known for her kindness, she was a good friend and shared her humor and zest for life with all. Marian will always be in our hearts.

Visitation Friday January 4 from 9 a.m. until time of Service 11 a.m. at River Forest United Methodist Church, 7970 Lake St., River Forest. Private interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS TO: WEST SUBURBAN SPECIAL RECREATION ASSOCIATION (WSSRA.NET) OR RIVER FOREST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ARE APPRECIATED.

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Visitation

Friday

4

Jan

9:00 AM 1/4/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
River Forest United Methodist Church

7970 Lake Street
River Forest, IL 60305

River Forest United Methodist Church
7970 Lake Street River Forest 60305 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

4

Jan

11:00 AM 1/4/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/4/2019 12:00:00 PM
River Forest United Methodist Church

7970 Lake Street
River Forest, IL 60305

River Forest United Methodist Church
7970 Lake Street River Forest 60305 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

River Forest United Methodist Church

7970 Lake Street
River Forest, IL 60305

West Suburban Special Recreation Association

2915 Maple St.
Franklin Park, IL 60131
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