1932 Marilyn 2018

Marilyn Bier

December 30, 1932 — October 16, 2018

Marilyn J. Bier, 85, of Normal, passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Heritage Manor in Normal.

Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Thomas Wirsing officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday, both at the church.

Interment will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Marilyn was born on December 30, 1932 in Bloomington, a daughter to Esther M. (Koepke) and Frantz C. Goetsch. She married Homer "Joe" Fields on June 17, 1951 in Bloomington. He preceded her in death on September 15, 1961. She married Donald E. Bier on July 15, 1978 in Bloomington. He preceded her in death on December 3, 2004.

Surviving are her children, Jeffery Fields of Normal, Cheryl Reichert of Bloomington and Lori (Mark) Rusher of Normal; stepson, Curtis (Deb) Bier, five grandchildren, Aimee Rusher, Andrea (Jesse) Brown, Brendan (Caitlin) Reichert, Austin (June Fehr) Rusher and Bryan (Ashley) Reichert; four great grandchildren, Amanda, Cameron, Vincent and Anthony, who was born 8 hours before she passed; one brother in-law, Roger Huber and a special God daughter/niece, Vicki Egli.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; four brothers, Russel, Eugene, Wilbur and Ivan; two sisters, Carolyn Marvin and Joyce Huber; stepson, Donn Bier; and great grandson, Tyler.

Marilyn worked at Illinois High School Association (IHSA) for many years as the receptionist, retiring in 1998.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Marilyn volunteered at Trinity Lutheran School in Parent Teacher League, Trinity Lutheran Church and BroMenn Gift Shop. Marilyn loved her ‘family' at Normal, IL Fresenius Dialysis Center.

The family would like to thank all of her caregivers at BroMenn Hospice, Heritage Health and Normal Fresenius Dialysis Center for the special care and support Marilyn received.

Marilyn loved her family, they were the upmost important to her. Her passing will leave a huge hole in her family's hearts.

Visitation

OCT 21. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Trinity Lutheran Church
801 S. Madison
Bloomington, IL 61701

Visitation

OCT 22. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Trinity Lutheran Church
801 S. Madison
Bloomington, IL 61701

Funeral Service

OCT 22. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Trinity Lutheran Church
801 S. Madison
Bloomington, IL 61701

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