Marjorie E. Salais, age 85, of Aurora, IL, formerly of DeKalb, IL passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. She was born on March 14, 1935 in West Columbia, WV the daughter of Oscar Lee and Anna Mae (Shank) Blake.

Marjorie was united in marriage on July 8, 1996 to Mr. Jesus Salais and they spent the next 23 years happily together. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sycamore, IL. Marjorie was active in her church with chorus and the Ladies Aid. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt who will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Jesus Salais of Aurora, IL; her children, Pamela (Karl) Vincent of Hinckley, IL, Rose (Timothy) Russell of Aurora, IL, Mary (Ron) Mitchell of Sandwich, IL, and Arnold (Nancy) Johanningsmeier of Waterman, IL; her step-children, Mari Salais Montoya (Alfredo) of IN, Gabriela Salais De La Rosa (Esteban) of TX and Jose Salais of TX; her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews,

She was preceded in death by her parents Oscar and Anna Blake; her eight brothers and sisters; and one great-grandson.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 12760 Lee Rd., Hinckley, IL with Rev. Cory Wielert officiating. Interment will follow in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Hinckley, IL.

Friends may visit from 4:00 until 7:00 PM on Friday, June 19, 2020 at the Nelson Funeral Home, 141 N. Maple St., Hinckley, IL.

Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory,

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