Helen Ilene (Marx) Garrison

October 26, 1929 ~ May 15, 2021 (age 91)


Ilene Garrison, 91 of Streator passed away peacefully Saturday evening (May 15, 2021) at her residence.

She was born October 26, 1929 in Louisville, Kentucky, a daughter of Roy R. and Lana Mae (Rolfe) Marx.  She married Robert D. Garrison on March 11, 1950 in Wedron.  He preceded her in death on September 21, 1996.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Robert Dale Garrison Jr., Dale Garrison and Tommy Garrison; and a daughter, Barbara Ann Garrison.

She was a graduate of the Dekalb High School and St. Joseph School of Nursing.  She had work at Owens Illinois as a line worker and later was a physical therapist last working at the Good Samaritan Home in Flanagan.

Ilene was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Streator.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Streator.  Pastor Anne Ferguson will officiate.  Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, facial coverings are required, and social distancing standards will be followed.  Hagi Funeral Home, Streator is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church.

The family would like to thank the staff at OSF Center for Health, OSF Hospice and all those who have come by and visited Ilene for the care and compassion they have shown to her.

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Graveside Service
May 20, 2021

11:00 AM
Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery
E. 16th Road
Streator, IL 61364


Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery
E. 16th Road
Streator, IL 61364


First United Methodist Church
201 S. Monroe Street, Streator IL 61364

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