OREGON – Marianne Straley, 86, of Oregon, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born April 29, 1927, in Princeton, the daughter of Joseph A. and Jessie (Sipe) Schwab. She was a 1945 graduate of Franklin Grove High School. She married Vernon Straley on March 10, 1947, at the Lighthouse Church parsonage near Oregon. Marianne and Vernon lived in Winnebago, and owned and operated Straley Spring Service in Rockford for 20 years. They returned to Oregon in 1978 to farm.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon, and daughter, JoAnn (Charles) Reynolds, both of Oregon; granddaughter, Monica (Mike) Rasmussen of Dixon; great-grandchildren, Mattie, Eric, and Emily; and sister, Alice Baker of Oregon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, and a sister.
There will be no visitation. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, with the Rev. David Rogula officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Rockford.
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