Ernie Wayman Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we come together to bid farewell to a beloved member of our community, Marilyn Worth. Surrounded by her family, Marilyn peacefully passed away on September 17th, leaving behind a legacy of love, warmth, and cherished memories. She was the loving wife of the late Philip Worth and a cornerstone of strength for her family and friends. Marilyn Worth held a special place in the hearts of many, not just as a devoted wife and mother but also as a cherished member of our community. Her contributions to the nursery business were invaluable, and she took immense pride in her family’s company. Over the years, she often regaled us with stories of her experiences and the industry friends she had made. Her dedication and passion were truly inspiring, leaving an indelible mark on those around her.
One of Marilyn’s greatest joys in life was the time spent with her family. She was the glue that held her loved ones together, creating lasting bonds through laughter, shared experiences, and unwavering support. Marilyn’s family meant the world to her, and her love for them knew no bounds. Beyond her dedication to the family business and her unwavering commitment to her loved ones, Marilyn had a zest for life that was contagious. She loved hosting events, bringing people together, and creating memories that would last a lifetime. Her warm smile and welcoming spirit made everyone feel at ease in her presence. Among her favorite pastimes, Marilyn had a special fondness for playing cards. Whether it was a friendly game with family or friends, she reveled in the joy of competition and the camaraderie that card games bring. Her enthusiasm for these moments of connection further emphasized her ability to bring people together.
To honor and remember Marilyn Worth, a visitation will be held tonight, Friday, September 22nd, at Clancy-Gernon in Bourbonnais. It is an opportunity for friends and loved ones to gather, offer condolences, and share stories of the remarkable woman she was. Funeral services will take place on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church in Kankakee, where we will come together one last time to celebrate Marilyn’s life, pay our respects, and bid our final farewell to this exceptional woman. Marilyn Worth’s passing leaves a void that can never be filled, but her memory will continue to shine brightly in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. She was a beacon of strength, a source of laughter, and a wellspring of love. May her soul rest in eternal peace, and may her family find solace in the beautiful legacy she leaves behind.