In Memory of

Marilyn M. Steward

November 9, 1951 - July 12, 2019
From: Cherokee, IA

 Marilyn Marie Steward, the daughter of Lloyd and Margaret (Unkrur) Steward was born November 9, 1951 in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended school and graduated from Washington High School. Following graduation, Marilyn worked at Quinn’s Station where she pumped gas and helped in the store. She eventually worked for Tyson Foods in Cherokee for over 30 years.

 Marilyn enjoyed walking. She could be spotted walking miles and miles every day around Cherokee. She was also known to be a hard worker. Through her hard work and saving she was able to build a new home five years ago which she enjoyed. Marilyn also enjoyed spending time with her many nieces and nephews.

 On Friday, July 12, 2019, Marilyn passed away at a Sioux City hospital at the age of 67. She was preceded in death by her father, Lloyd Steward and her brother, Mike Steward.

 She will lovingly be remembered by her mother, Margaret Steward and her special friend, Eugene Ferris of Cherokee; two sisters; five brothers; and many nieces and nephews; and friends.


Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee.

Father Mark Stoll
Roger Robinson
Ron Robinson
Ryan Robinson
Craig Steward
Jason Steward
Rod Robinson
Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, with the family present during that time.

Organist- Charlotte Groves
Vocalists- IC Funeral Choir

Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa


Monday, July 22, 2019 at 3:34 PM
“Jerri,Susan,Margaret and rest of family. I just want to let you know how sorry Iam for he loss of your sister. I was shocked when I read it. She was a very good person and will be missed by you all. May she rest in peace. Prayers and hugs to you all. Keep the happy memories close to your heart.
- Diana Driggs
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:17 AM
“So sorry to hear about Marilyn she will be missed dearly. I use to work with her at Tysons she was always fun to talk to and joke with . R.I.P. Marilyn ”
- Amy Strahmann
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:17 AM
“Margret and families, You have our deepest sympathy. We will be keeping you all in our prayers as you go through this time of grief in the loss of your loved one.”
- Louie & Lori (Johnson) Sholly
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:17 AM
“So sorry to hear about Marilyn's passing. Prayers for the family and God-bless. ”
- Bill Decker
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:16 AM
“My deepest sympathy, she will be missed ”
- Peg Jackson
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:16 AM
“Our prayers go out to the whole family. We've known Marilyn and the rest of the family for many years.”
- Bob & Linda McLaughlin
Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 5:10 PM
“So very sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing...last time I talked to her she was so happy her knee surgery went so well and then this has to happen..”
- Glenda Schleef
Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 5:10 PM
“Rip Dear Marilyn ”
- Joe Elsbury
Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 5:10 PM
“So sorry to learn about Marilyn's passing. I enjoyed knowing her and talking to her on walks.”
- Jeffrey Blum
Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 5:10 PM
“So sorry to hear about your loss. Peace and healing. ”
- teri chaffin
Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 5:10 PM
“She was a great friend!! I love her and I’ll truly miss her especially when I got to see her walk in Cherokee!!! ”
- Shelley Baker
Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 5:10 PM
“We are so sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. Our hearts just break for you. Have known her for many years and visited with her in church each Sat. evening. Such an awesome lady. Our prayers are with all of you at this time. ”
- Patsy and Jerome Day
Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 5:10 PM
“My thoughts and prayers are with the Steward Family.”
- Tanya Gaes
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:52 PM
“May you Rest In Peace. ”
- Rhonda
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:52 PM
“I am so sorry for your loss. I have known Marilyn for a very long time. My thoughts and prayers to her family.”
- Stefanie Williamson
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