CARLOCK - Marjorie Jean Boitnott, 87, formerly of Carlock, a resident at McLean County Nursing Home, Normal, passed away at 4:32 a.m. Tuesday (March 25, 2008) at BroMenn Regional Health Care Center, Normal.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. Randy Stearns officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bloomington. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to Carlock Christian Church.
She was born May 16, 1920, in Chicago, the daughter of Charles and Nellie Fuller Clark. She married Lloyd Boitnott on Jan. 29, 1941. He passed away Feb, 15, 1966.
She is survived by four children, Sharon (Dick) Haas, Roger (Sherry) Boitnott, Steve Boitnott and Doreen Schroeder; 12 grandchildren: Byran (Teresa) Haas, Laura (Barry) Winterland, Bruce (Stacy) Haas, Kathy Boitnott, Vickie Boitnott, Jeff Boitnott, Doug Boitnott, Christi (Chad) Barker, Greg (Amanda) Boitnott, Jenna Schroeder, Jason Schroeder and Justin Schroeder; 12 great- grandchildren, Brett (Ellen) Haas, Brittany Haas, Brooke Haas, Dustin Winterland, Megan Winterland, Olivia Haas, Chloe Boitnott, Collin Barker, Cassidy Barker, Emma Boitnott, Ellie Boitnott and Carlie Boitnott.
Also surviving are one brother, Warren (Grace) Clark; and three sister-in-laws, Ollie Clark, Katie Clark and Pat Clark.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and brothers James Clark, Frank Clark, Bill Clark and Charles Clark.
Marge loved her life as a farm wife in rural Carlock and was very involved with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital fundraiser events for many years.
She was a lifelong member of the Carlock Christian Church.
She felt her greatest blessing in life was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had fond recollections of many family gatherings and happy memories the family created all together.