Marianne Chambers


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Posted Online: Dec. 23, 2012, 5:01 pm
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Marianne Chambers, 81, Galesburg, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at her home.
Graveside services are 11 a.m. Monday at Bishop Hill Cemetery. There is no visitation. Rux, Galva, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Galva, to Earl and Marion Raymond. She married James Hagrelius in 1950 in Abingdon. He died in 1988. She then married Clifford Chambers in 1989 in Galesburg.
She worked as an LPN at Galesburg Mental Health Center and at Knox County Nursing Home of the Eastern Star.
Survivors are husband; daughter, Susan Creighton, Cary, Ill.; and several stepchildren and stepgrandchildren. She was preceded by a brother, Robert Raymond.












 



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