Farming Rural 19

Marilyn A. Coyne

August 21, 1931 ~ October 12, 2019 (age 88)


Marilyn A. Coyne, 88, of Milan, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Preemption Cemetery. Visitation is 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Church of Christ Scientist, Moline or to a memorial tree fund in honor of Marilyn that will be planted on the family farm.

Marilyn A. Young was born on August 21, 1931 in Rock Island, daughter of Robert Young and Marjorie Horst Young. She married Kenneth Coyne on February 12, 1950 in Preemption. He preceded her in death on December 19, 2009.

Marilyn was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Moline, the Rock Island County Fair Association, and the Rock Island County Farm Bureau. 

Survivors include her children (and spouses), Michael (Sharon) Coyne, Edwardsville, IL, Kathleen (Lee) Woodward, East Moline, IL, Martin (Jain) Coyne, Wills Point, TX, Nancy Briggs, Moline, IL, Bonnie Rainwater, Danville, CA, Janet (Michael) Aguilar, Bettendorf, IA, Thomas Coyne (special friend, Cheryl Peters), Milan, IL, and Peggy Dreyer, Davenport, IA; grandchildren, Leslie, Tracy, Jeremy, Cheyenne, Tember, Lauren, Cara, Jessica, Jacob, Hailie, Chance, Traci and Bambi; several  great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and a brother, Donald Young, Viola. 

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth; and a son, Jason Coyne. 

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October 18, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory
201 4th Ave E.
Milan, IL 61264

Funeral Service
October 19, 2019

10:00 AM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory
201 4th Ave E.
Milan, IL 61264

Private Committal

Preemption Cemetery
Hwy 67
Preemption, IL 61276

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