Merryon E. Marnell

MORRIS—Merryon E. Marnell (Braun), 95, of Morris, formerly of Burbank, IL, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 at Morris Hospital. She was the loving wife of Walter J. Marnell for 76 years, who passed away Jan. 17, 2022. She is survived by her children: James (Dee) Marnell, Sherry (Ben) Toman, Donna (Ted) Decker, Merrilly (Ken) Maloney, Karen (Tom) Sheridan and Chris (Sam) Rusenovich; grandchildren: Michael Marnell (Michelle), Brian Marnell (Kari), Carrie Piszro (Joe), Kevin Toman (Stacy), Debbie Pagoria (Mike), Lynn Terrell (Reese), Keith Decker, Steven Marnell, Laura Moll, John Marnell (Stacy), Melissa Hefner (Rob), Jean Kosch (Doug), Julie Kosch (Norb), Jenny Maloney, Tom Sheridan, Sam Rusenovich (Ewa) and Jim Rusenovich (Laura); great-grandchildren: Tyler, Mariah, Jesse, Brandon, Dylan, P.J., Kaylee, K.J., Anthony, Emily, Lexus, Christopher, Taylor, Ethan, Leah, Sadie, Claire, Haylee, Douglas, Jasmin, Kamryn, Kelleen, Mike, Vinny, Max, and Lucas; great-great-grandchildren: Averie, Kobe, Mercedes, Dominic, Karson, and Oaklynn and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Clara Braun; brother, Richard Braun (Joan); brother, Thomas Braun (Carole); sister, Janet Welke (Charles); son, John Marnell (Becky), and grandson, Tony Sheridan. Per Merryon’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and she will be laid to rest at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery in Orland Park with her husband, Walter. Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Merryon’s memorial page through social media. Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. In Morris