SAVANNA—Marion L. Siedenburg, 93, of Savanna, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Community United Church of Christ, 346 Chicago Ave., Savanna, with Pastor Niel Shoffner officiating. Burial will be in Savanna Township Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna.

Memorials may be given to the Community United Church of Christ in Marion's memory. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Marion Faust was born Oct. 8, 1925, in Dubuque County, Iowa, the daughter of Emerald and Mildred (Schaller) Faust. She graduated from the University of Dubuque in 1946. On June 16, 1951, she married George Siedenburg of Savanna. George passed away March 1, 2016.

Marion taught school for a number of years in Dubuque County, Clinton, Iowa, and in Savanna.

As an active member of The Community United Church of Christ, she taught Sunday School, served on various church boards, and assisted with the Youth Fellowship program.

Marion will be dearly missed by two children: a son, William Siedenburg of Thomson, and a daughter, Sharon (Laurence) Wynne of Naperville; four grandchildren, Rachael (Mike) Mishka, Brandon (Annette) Wynne, Jordan (Madeline) Wynne, and Colin (Skyler) Wynne; and 10 great-grandchildren: Ryan, Madison, Mackenzie, Michael, Tyler, Noah, Riley, Logan, MacKenna, and Brayden.

Additionally, Marion leaves three sisters-in-law, 16 nieces and nephews, several cousins, and numerous dear friends and neighbors who have helped her immensely in these past years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers, one sister, three sisters-in-law, and three brothers-in-law.