ANDERSON — Marilyn S. Moneyhun, 84, of Anderson, passed away with her three daughters by her side on Jan. 13, 2015, at Primrose Assisted Living in Anderson.
She was born on July 24, 1930, in East St. Louis, Ill., and in 1959 moved to Anderson.
Marilyn graduated from East St. Louis High School in 1948, Illinois State University in 1952 with a bachelor of science degree in education, and Indiana University in 1955 with a master’s degree.
She was a home economics teacher at Cahokia High School in Cahokia, Ill., and Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis. She also was a founder and partner of Moneyhun’s Fine Gifts and Furnishings.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Early Americana-Antique Study Club, board member of the Gruenewald Historic House, and former Anderson Public Library Board Secretary and Treasurer. She was a 4-H leader for 15 years, loved her flower gardens, and her many Shetland Sheepdogs.
Marilyn is survived by her loving daughters, Nancy A. Moneyhun, Linda M. (Jeff) Rattler, and Jane M. (Robert E.) Loose; her favorite grandson, Mark A. (fiancee, Abby McLean) Loose, and her favorite granddaughter, Sarah E. Davis; brother, Charles E. (Betty) Scherrer; nephew, John Scherrer; and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, James E. Moneyhun, M.D.; parents, Elizabeth and Charles F. Scherrer; and in-laws, Pearl and Claude R. Moneyhun.
The family would like to thank her caregivers, nurses, doctors, therapists, ambulance transporters, and special friends who enriched her life.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Ninth St., Anderson.
Services will follow at noon at the church with Pastor Kevin Bausman officiating. Entombment will take place in The Gardens at Willowcrest Park, Anderson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gruenewald Historic House, First Presbyterian Church, or the Madison County Humane Society.