She was born on July 6, 1941, to Carlos and Madge Baldwin in Benton, IL. Marilyn worked in the banking industry and in the jewelry department at Walmart.
Marilyn was a member of the Grace Awakening Community Church. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.
Marilyn is survived by her son, Shannon Lux; two brothers, Jack Baldwin and Jerry Baldwin; twin sister, Carolyn (Jim) Steckenrider; eight nieces and nephews; Michael Baldwin, Penny Hofstetter, Felicia Belgard, Jeff Wiggs, Amie Keck, Jill Lampley, Jami Dial, and Sarah Sullivan; and several great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlos and Madge Baldwin, one brother, Curtis “Curt” Baldwin, an infant sister, Patsy Ruth Baldwin, sister-in-law, Peggy Baldwin, nephew, Patrick Baldwin
Services have been entrusted to Pate Funeral Home in Benton, IL.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 26, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Pate Funeral Home, 301 S. Main Street, Benton, IL
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at the Pate Funeral Home, Benton, IL, with Pastor Ken Petty and twin sister Carolyn Steckenrider officiating.
Burial will take place following services in the Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery.