Marilyn J. VanScyoc



Marilyn J. VanScyoc, 88, of Seymour passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, at Lutheran Community Home.

Born May 18, 1927, in Bloomington, Illinois, she was the daughter of Glenn F. and Mildred Wood Williams, both of whom preceded her in death. On Jan. 29, 1946, she married Kenneth VanScyoc, who passed away Nov. 16, 1987, after 41 years of marriage.

Marilyn graduated from Arsenal Technical High School. The couple moved to Seymour in 1954 from Champaign, Illinois. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Seymour, where she was an ordained elder. She sang in the choir for many years and her choir family held a special place in her heart.

She was office manager for Dr. Paul Page for more than 25 years until her retirement.

Marilyn was an avid sports fan and was selected as Seymour High School Football Fan of Year. She loved to travel and her favorite times were when she was surrounded by her children and their families. She was a member of Gamma Phi chapter of Tri Kappa, served on the boards of Jackson County Cancer Society, Jackson County Symphony Association, Seymour Elks and Seymour Country Club. She was a Girl Scout leader and active with the Seymour Girls Club.

Survivors include her children, Dr. Jon (Emalee) VanScyoc, Kristin (Dan) Deputy, Karin (Dana) Antle and Kent (Jeannie) VanScyoc; grandchildren, Dr. Wendy (Phil) Daravingus, Erik (Erin) VanScyoc, Greg (Erica) DePuty, Kari (Brian) King, Ellen (Evan) Stauffer, Kate (Justin) Corey, Alex Greemann, Pat (MiMi) VanScyoc and Aaron VanScyoc; stepgrandsons, Jared (Rachel) Antle, Deric Antle and Justin (Katie) Antle; 11 great-grandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; sister, Carole Striblin; and a great-aunt, Ruth Peck.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. John Erikson officiating. An entombment service will follow at Riverview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church choir.

Voss Funeral Service handled the arrangements.

A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at

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