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Marilyn A. Kinder

Obituary for Marilyn A. Kinder

March 17, 1938 - December 22, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 79

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother


Marilyn A. Kinder, age 79, of McHenry passed away Friday, December 22, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 17, 1938, the daughter of John and Pauline (nee Piff) Lang. On January 13, 1955, she married the love of her life, James Kinder.
Marilyn was a loving wife, mother and mother in law, grandmother, and great- grandmother. She was beautician and salon owner for 40+ years, in McHenry. She also had a passion for traveling and vacationing in Florida where she was able to exercise her love for salt water fishing. Christmas was Marilyn's favorite time of year to shop for her family. Her family was the most important priority. She wouldn't miss a baseball game, soccer game, golf tournament, dance recital, or football game. She will be deeply missed by all her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, James; children: Cheryl (Thomas) Sluga, Donna (Jeff) Damiani, Tami (Rick) Kozel; grandchildren: Jaime (Donald) Leicht, Jonathan (Jennifer) Pospichal, Anthony Damiani, Paul Damiani, Steve (Denise) DePasquale, Chris (Rachel) Kozel, Ken Kozel; great grandchildren: Brooklyn, Beckham, Piper, Lucas, Charlotte, Brynn, Adam, Kyle, Caitlyn, Kylie, Braelyn, and Mila.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brother-in-law, Bill Kinder, and sister-in-law, Marilyn Kinder.
Visitation will be held from 4pm until 8pm on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. It will continue on Thursday, December 28, 2017, from 10am until the time of Funeral Service at 11am at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 404 N Green Street, McHenry. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Marilyn's name to the JourneyCare Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington, IL 60010, or to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Dr., Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60601.
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McHenry, IL 60050
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