Dewitt Obits

Marion Atten

Marion P. Atten 76 of DeWitt, IL passed away 10:28 PM July 19, 2020 at Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Normal, IL.


Services will be 2 pm, Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating.  Visitation will be 1 – 2 PM, Saturday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be directed to the DeWitt County 4 – H.


Marion was born January 26, 1944 in Hinsdale, IL the daughter of Fred W. and Lotte V.  Parbs. She married Charles “Chuck” W. Atten on April 20, 1968 in Wheaton, IL.  He passed away November 18, 2018.


Survivors include her children:  Chip (Kim) Atten, Clinton, IL and Chris (Becky) Atten, Cuba City, WI; 5 grandchildren:  Brandon, Caleb, Emily, Cori, and Andy Atten.


She was preceded in death by her parents.


Marion attended Illinois Wesleyan University and worked as a substitute teacher.  She enjoyed art and traveling the U.S. for antiques.  Marion especially loved her children and grandchildren.


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