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Marilyn F. Durdan

Marilyn F. Durdan, 76 of Grand Ridge passed away Saturday morning (Oct. 19th) at her home.
Visitation will be held Monday from 4 – 8PM at the Grand Ridge Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10AM at the St. Mary’s of the Fields Church, Grand Ridge.  Burial will be in the Grand Rapids Cemetery, Grand Ridge.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bob, Bill, James and Tom Durdan, Gus and Dale Rinker, Rachel Duffield and Catlin Rinker.
Marilyn was born on April 22, 1937 in Streator to Lloyd E. and Helen (Frings) Rinker.  She married James Durdan on January 12, 1957. He survives.
Also surviving are children Patricia (Calvin) Duffield of Ransom, Greg (Lynn) Durdan of Grand Ridge, Peg (John) McMahon of Des Moines, Iowa, Paula Sue Durdan of Springfield and Steve (Diane) Durdan of Grand Ridge, 10 grandchildren, sister; Carolyn Rinker-Russick of Streator, brothers; Verlyn “Gus” (Kim) Rinker of Grand Ridge, Dale (Linda) Rinker of Grays Lake, and several nieces and nephews.
Marilyn is preceded in death by her parents.
She was a very active member of the St. Mary’s of the Field Church and the LaSalle County Home Extension. She loved sewing, baking, planting flowers, and, most especially, spending
time with her grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Grand Ridge Fire Department.

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Please accept my sympathy and prayers.   I am very sorry for your loss of Marilyn,  who was such a wonderful person.   I have many happy memories of the Durdans and Rinkers in my Ottawa years.   I am with you in spirit.
Bill Schumacher

Bill Schumacher (formerly St. Columba, Ottawa) Oct 21 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Jim and Family   We were very sorry to hear of your loss, please find peace now knowing that she is in the HANDS OF GOD.  The Willis and Jutta Noel Family

Willis and Jutta Noel and Family Oct 21 2013 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with Sue and the rest of the Durdan family and their friends during this difficult time.  May all of you take comfort that your mother is now at home with the Lord and is at Peace and is free from any further suffering.  God Bless all of you and thinking of all of you during this time.

Tim Mottaz Oct 20 2013 12:00 AM