Marion P. Atten

Posted 7/20/20

Marion P. Atten

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Marion P. Atten


DEWITT — Marion P. Atten, 76, of DeWitt, passed away at 10:28 p.m. on July 19, 2020, at Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating.  Visitation will be held from 1–2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the DeWitt County 4–H.

Marion was born on January 26, 1944, in Hinsdale, Ill., the daughter of Fred W. and Lotte V.  Parbs. She married Charles “Chuck” W. Atten on April 20, 1968, in Wheaton, Ill.  He passed away on November 18, 2018.

Survivors include her children,  Chip (Kim) Atten, Clinton, and Chris (Becky) Atten, Cuba City, Wis.; five grandchildren:  Brandon, Caleb, Emily, Cori, and Andy Atten.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Marion attended Illinois Wesleyan University and worked as a substitute teacher.  She enjoyed art and traveling the U.S. for antiques.  Marion especially loved her children and grandchildren.

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