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Marlys L. Aspel

August 16, 1929 October 1, 2022
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Marlys L. Aspel, 93, of Darien, IL, died Saturday, October 1 2022 at Resthave Home in Morrison, IL.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Marlys was born August 16, 1929 in Parkston, South Dakota to Edward J. and Ida (Schuler) Wuertzer. She was educated in the Parkston Grade Schools and played the coronet in high school before graduation from Parkston High School. On January 23, 1948 she married Thomas J. Parish, Sr. in Parkston, SD. She later married James A. Aspel on July 26, 1975 in Westmont, IL. In her younger years, Marlys worked as a waitress in South Dakota. She then worked at Marshall Fields Department Store in Oakbrook, IL for fifty years. Marlys was involved in many church groups, and enjoyed traveling with her friends and family. She was a beautiful seamstress, and in her free time, she enjoyed tending to her garden. A memorial has been established to Resthave Home for the exceptional compassion and caring they provided.

Marlys is survived by one daughter, Linda Bolyard of Kenosha, WI; two sons, Thomas (Janice) Parish, Jr., of Chadwick, IL, and Robert “Bob” (Anica) Parish of San Jose, CA; eleven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and one daughter in law, Theresa Parish of Downers Grove, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Parish, Sr., and James Aspel; one son, William “Bill” Parish; a son in law, Amel Bolyard, a brother, Wilmer Wuertzer; a step brother, Alton Wuertzer; three step sisters, Martha Tiede, Ida Leischner and Sadie Schmidt.

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408 Maple Ave
Morrison, IL 61270

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