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posted: June 30, 2014

  • by: WHPO Editor

Marian E. Maulding, 90, of Paxton

Marian E. Maulding, 90, of Paxton passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Illinois Knights Templar Home in Paxton.

Marian was born February 3, 1924 in Loda, the daughter of Fred and Olivia Saldeen Pearson and they preceded her in death in addition to one brother, Arthur Pearson; one sister, Frances Dillon; and one grandson. She married Roger E. Maulding on October 22, 1943 in Rural Paxton and he preceded her in death on December 17, 2005.

She is survived by four daughters, Diana (Terry) Hinshaw of Rantoul, Cheryl (Tom) Henson of Paxton, Gail (Wayne) Ritzma of Loda and Janet (Darrell) Abrahamson of Loda; three sons, Mark (Carolyn) Maulding of Sibley, Alan (Kathy) Maulding of Ludlow and Kent (Terri) Maulding of Paxton; twenty-three grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; nine adopted grandchildren; thirty-three great-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Maulding was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Paxton and the MOFFETT Club.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the 2:30 p.m. funeral service on Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Knapp-Miller Funeral Home in Paxton. Rev. Craig Pinley and Pastor Brian Atwell will officiate. Burial will be in the Glen Cemetery in Paxton.

Memorials may be made to the Employee Fund of Illinois Knights Templar Home or the donor’s choice.

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