Marilyn Counsell

–  09/29/2018


Marilyn Counsell  2/25/1930 to  9/29/2018

Mother of Clifford Lee Counsell of Asheville, NC, Mother-in-law of

Lenore Catherine Counsell (Fitzgerald), Grandmother of Scott Lee

Counsell of Charlotte, NC, Pamela May Brunger, Great-Grandmother of

Caleb & Nathan Brunger. Marilyn was born in Chicago to Genevieve Agnes

Thorwaldsen (Fowler), (b-4/25/1909 d-1/7/2003) and Russell Howard

Thorwaldsen (b-4/18/1907 d-6/24/1961). Stepdaughter of Karl Edwin

Swangren (b-7/5/1907 d-9/6/1994). Employee of Illinois Bell, retired in

  1. Longtime resident of Elmhurst’s South Parkside until her

transition to Beacon Hill Senior Living in Lombard in October, 2013.

Dedicated volunteer of Salvation Army in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Hobbies

included crochet & knitting, cooking: the best enchiladas, shrimp

tempura. She loved to travel & shared that joy with family & friends;

Mexico and the Caribbean with Cliff, China & Thailand with Scott & Pam.

Services and Interment private.  Arrangements by Steuerle Funeral Home





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