Marilyn J Sykstus

September 6, 1931 ~ April 3, 2019 (age 87)

Obituary for Marilyn Sykstus
Marilyn Sykstus, 87, a 30-year resident of Naperville, IL, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2019 at Edward Hospital in the company of her loving family.  She is survived by Theodore Sykstus, her daughter, Debra Dooley (William), her son Donald Jarvis (Marylou) and her son Mark Jarvis.  She was the proud grandmother of Colonel Sean Dooley (Kathy), Ryan Dooley (deceased), Steven Jarvis (Tara), Kelley Markwell (Kevin), Jennifer Tedford (Phillip), Keri McGowan (Phillip), Amy Locke (Chris), Ryan Jarvis, and loving great-grandmother of ten. A lifelong Cubs fan, she took great pride in her family and the Naperville community.
Visitation will be at Cuneo-Columbian Funeral Home, located at 10300 W Grand Avenue, Franklin Park, IL on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  A service will be held at 11:30 am on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the funeral home followed by interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Northlake, IL.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in her name be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through the website at


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