Marilyn Jean Christle, 75 of Sycamore, died Monday, October 24, 2016 at her home. The daughter of Edison Charles and Mildred Evelyn (Brokaw) Elliott she was born November 6, 1940 in Rockford, IL.
She enjoyed proper appearance and made everything around her beautiful. Marilyn loved cross-stitch, beading, gardening, and spending time with her family, especially at the lake. She also loved to travel from her early days as a TWA stewardess and her adventures in Europe up to cross-country trips with her husband.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one uncle, Pete and his wife Betty; and a dear friend Pat.
Marilyn is survived by her loving husband James of 50 years; one son James and his wife Liesl of Schaumburg; two daughters; Rebecca Wilson of Sycamore; Laurel Christle of Crystal Lake; one grandson Philip Briar Wilson and one granddaughter, Elizabeth Christle Wilson both at home; one sister and two nephews.
For more information or to leave a memorial, please call O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin (847) 741-1400 or go to oconnor-leetz.com and Facebook.