Marilou (Hatzer) Wilkinson of Denver went to join her husband, William, on March 9, 2016.
Marilou was born in Streator, Ill., Dec. 23, 1926. She married William Wilkinson Nov. 14, 1945, in Alton. They enjoyed 47 years of marriage until William died April 4, 1993.
Both of them enjoyed being members of the Moose and the Eagles.
Marilou is survived by a son, Deacon Thomas Wilkinson, and his wife, Susan, of Alton; a daughter, Jane Craig and her husband, John, of Denver; two half brothers and their wives, of Streator; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, six stepgreat-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Marilou was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Hatzer and Mary Crouch; and her sister, Trisha Hatzer.
Per her request, she was cremated and a memorial service in Denver will be held at a later date.