Marian L. Petkovsek

March 18, 1929May 1, 2013

   Lacon, IL - Marian L. Petkovsek, 84, of Lacon, formerly of Chicago, passed away at 1:33 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

   She was born March 18, 1929 in Peoria to Andrew and Anna (Herrick) Petkovsek.  They both preceded her in death along with her 2 sisters and 1 brother.

   Surviving are 2 nephews; 1 niece; and several grand nieces and nephews.

   Marian graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s Degree.  She worked as an editor and writer for the National Easter Seal Society for 40 years, retiring in 1991.  She was of the Catholic Faith.

   Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 6, 2013 at St. Joseph Nursing Home in Lacon, IL.  There will be no visitation.  Burial Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Resurrection Cemetery in Peoria.  Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   Memorials may be made to Easter Seals.  Online condolences may be made at


  • Funeral Service Monday, May 6, 2013

Marian L. Petkovsek

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Jeanette Brewer

May 6, 2013

Dear Ms. Marian L. Petkovsek,
You will dearly be missed, its was an honor to be part of your life, and to have taken care of you!! Our condeslences to the family!!
Sincerely you friends and care takers
Jeanette Brewer, Robin Shurts, deb LaRosae, lynelle Roe
Your third shift at St. Joesph home

D Tom Farrow

May 6, 2013

I had the privilege of having Aunt Marian be a part of my entire life. She was a special person and will always hold a special place in my heart. Heaven is now a brighter place but I will miss her!!

May 5, 2013

Marian will always be remembered as a gracious and happy cousin. Thank you for the fond memories, you are in our prayers.

Also, condolances from her aunt, Marcella Herrick.

May 4, 2013

Rest in peace Marian.
Joan Noah

Janine Speiden

May 4, 2013

I was so surprised and saddened to hear of Marian's passing. I took care of her over the weekend at the hospital as her nurse and we became very close. Prayers to her family. I will always remember her

Sheila Kind

May 3, 2013

My deepest sympathy to Marian's family. Marian is my Godmother and will always hold a special place in my heart. (I am Joan (Herrick) Noah's daughter)