Marcia M. (Melvin) Vanarsdalen

Born: Wed., Dec. 30, 1936
Died: Tue., Jun. 11, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 14, 2019
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jun. 15, 2019
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Marcia M. Vanarsdalen, age 82 of Annapolis, IL passed away Tuesday June 11, 2019 at 2:33 PM EST at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, IN following a period of declining health.

Born December 30, 1936 in Robinson, IL she was the daughter of Hume M. and Mary Edna (Wagner) Melvin.  On September 21, 1955 she married Rondel Eugene “Gene” Vanarsdalen and he preceded her in death September 14, 2015.

Marcia worked for Tempco Products Company, Robinson, IL in the Casket Fabrication Department; L.S. Heath and Sons Candy Production and was a homemaker.  She attended the Porterville Congregational Christian Church, Porterville, IL.

Survivors include a son Rick Vanarsdalen and Angie Price, Annapolis, IL; a daughter, Rhonda L. Vanarsdalen, Annapolis, IL; a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Vanarsdalen and John Weger, Olney, IL; a sister-in-law and spouse, Barbara and Bob Pleasant, Robinson, IL along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents and husband Rondel Eugene “Gene” Vanarsdalen.

The funeral service will be Saturday June 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL with Bro. Billie Ray Ulrey officiating.  Visitation will be Friday June 14, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Olive Branch Cemetery, rural Martinsville, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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