Marilyn Shirley Gumprecht-Grever
Marilyn Shirley Gumprecht-Grever
  • July 3, 1934 - June 19, 2016
  • Elgin, Illinois

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Marilyn S. Gumprecht-Grever, 81, formerly of the Marengo-Union area, passed away June 19, 2016. Born July 3, 1934 in Belvidere; she was the daughter of Herman and Elsie (Swallisch) Kunde. She married Richard W. Gumprecht Sr. on May 23, 1953 in Pacific Grove, CA.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Marengo; where she was a member of the Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society and the Marengo Senior Citizen's Group where she was coordinator for events. Marilyn retired from Aubrey Manufacturing after 30 plus years of employment.

Marilyn enjoyed gardening, playing pinochle, camping, traveling, bowling and golf. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Janice Gumprecht Jr., grandchildren, Eric and Brian Gumprecht, Aimee and James (Melisa Suda) Creighton; great grandchildren, Tyler and Jaedyn Maule; a lifelong friend, Marilyn Swanson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband Richard Sr.; second husband, Earl Grever; daughter, Diana Stock; son-in-law, Kurt Stock and seven brothers and sisters.

Special thanks to the staff of Highland Oaks of Elgin for the wonderful care given to Marilyn

Visitation 4 until 8 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2016 at Zion Lutheran Church, 412 Jackson Street, Marengo. Funeral service 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the church. Pastor Glen Borhart will be officiating. Interment in Union Cemetery, Crystal Lake. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church, Marengo and Highland Oaks of Elgin. Online condolences may be submitted at