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Welcome to the memorial page for

Marjorie E. (Olson) Byers

September 24, 1923 ~ September 1, 2017 (age 93)

Marjorie E. Byers

Age 93 of Gardner, passed away Friday morning, September 1, 2017 at The Springs at Monarch Landing in Naperville.

Born September 24, 1923 in Gardner, Marjorie Ella was a daughter of Walter and Inger (Severson) Olson. She was raised and educated in Gardner, and on October 23, 1948 married Charles Jacob Byers in Gardner.

Marjorie worked for a time at the Army Procurement Supply Agency (APSA) at the Joliet Arsenal, and was a member of the Church of Hope, where she remained active in the Women’s Club for many years. Family was of the utmost importance to Marjorie, and she enjoyed traveling, especially to Florida.

Survivors include two daughters: Cheryl B. (Robert) Crosby of Naperville and Kathy E. Byers of Valparaiso, Indiana; her daughter-in-law Candy Byers of Braceville; nine grandchildren: Ron (Amy) Byers, Jason (Betty) Byers, Christian (Katie) Byers, Ellen Hurdish, Jane Hurdish, Sarah Hurdish, Laura Hurdish, Morgan Crosby and Jenna Crosby; three great grandchildren: Jacob, Luca and Reed Byers, and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as her cousin Blanche Carpenter of Florida.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Charles; son Ronald; daughter Susan, sister Evelyn (Arthur) Bozue, and brother Donald Olson.

Visitation and video tribute will be held at the Church of Hope, 202 North Monroe Street in Gardner on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral service 11:00 a.m. Reverend Janet M. Chandler will officiate.

Burial will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Marjorie’s memory to the Church of Hope, P.O. Box 248, Gardner, Illinois 60424.

Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Marjorie’s memorial page online by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Gardner. (815-237-2526)


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
September 5, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Church of Hope
202 North Monroe Street
Gardner, IL 60424

Funeral Service
Tuesday
September 5, 2017

11:00 AM
Church of Hope
202 North Monroe Street
Gardner, IL 60424

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
September 5, 2017

Braceville-Gardner Cemetery
7295 East Braceville Road
Braceville, IL 60407


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