Marilynn M. Bond, 87, of Rockford, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Born May 5, 1932, in Belvidere, the daughter of Frank and Iva Mae (Colburn) Braun. She graduated from Belvidere High School and Northern Illinois State Teachers College (Now NIU) where she received her Bachelors Degree. She taught in Niles, MI and Rockford. Marilynn married David R. Bond on March 31, 1956 in Belvidere. He predeceased her on January 12, 2019. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where she was part of the Ladies Guild, Altar Guild, Finance Committee and Bible Study. Marilynn was also a member of Delta Zeta sorority, Phantom Regiment Booster Club and enjoyed reading, traveling, cooking, bridge and sewing.
Survived by her sons, Peter (Carla) Bond, David (Vickie) Bond, and Mark Bond; grandchildren, Kate (Philip) Blair and Dan (Tricia) Magers; and great-grandchildren, Dexter, Margot and Lucy. Also predeceased by daughter, Susan M. Bond (1981); and sister, Patricia Winne.
Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4881 Kilburn Ave., Rockford, with Reverend Frank Ciprys officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service. Private burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church