Marian Profitt, age 94, of Herrin, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at Reflections Memory Care in Herrin, surrounded by her family.
Marian was born December 17, 1927 in Herrin, Illinois, a daughter of William and Nila (Gordon) Francis. She married the love of her life, Laverne Arthur Profitt on November 24, 1948 in Herrin, IL. Marian spent her life as a homemaker, putting her love for her family always first.
She is survived by her spouse Laverne Arthur Profitt; three daughters, Sharon (Ray) Colombo, Diane (Steven) Gottschalk, and Lecia (Mark) Newbolds; seven grandchildren, Ray (Jennifer) Colombo Jr., Ryan (Renee) Colombo, Phillip Colombo, Bryan (Ann) Gottschalk, Loree Gottschalk, Tiffany (Casey) Newbolds, and Keith Bevely; fifteen great grandchildren- Sophia, Tyler, Trevor, Rayner, Hanalee, Danny, Keith, Ryan (Kelsie), Alex, Dewey, Dustyn, Mason, Asia, Eli, and Kayden; one great great grandson- Daxton Gottschalk; two great great granddaughters on the way.
She is preceded in death by two grandchildren, Mark Anthony Newbolds and Tanya (Newbolds) Bevely; her parents, William and Nila (Gordon) Francis; and four siblings.
Visitation will be Friday, March 4, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. Funeral Service will be held Friday, March 4, 2022, at 12:00 PM at Johnson Hughes Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Egyptian Memorial Gardens in Energy.
Memorial contributions may be directed to The American Heart Association or The American Diabetes Asscociation. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home; 201 S. 13th Street; Herrin, IL. 62959.