Marlene J. Pedersen


Marlene J. Pedersen, 80; loving mother of Belinda Baier (the late partner Rich Boveri), Kirk Rutkowski and the late Kean (Noreen) Ryan; cherished grandmother of Keith (the late LeeAnna) Ryan; fond friend to many. Worked at Andy Frain in Rosemont for many years and enjoyed every minute of it. Services and Interment Private. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info 773-777-3944 or

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8 thoughts on “Marlene J. Pedersen”

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. We have so many wonderful memories of time spent with your Mom. She was a great friend to my Mom, Darlene and we all enjoyed the laughs and fun we had together.

    Bill & Kathy (O’Malley) Corliss

  2. Hi Belinda, this is Eddy Kranz, Lois’s youngest son. On behalf of my family I wish to pass our deepest sympathies. We hold you in our thoughts during this difficult time and hope you have nothing but fond and happy memories. Our best, the Kranz family. 💜

  3. So very sorry for your loss, Belinda. Marlene was a wonderful lady. She could always make me laugh! I’m so glad that our paths crossed working at the bank. She is at peace and watching over you. Cherish your memories and keep her close in your heart.

  4. what a fantastic friend i was blessed to have for 66yrs. in those 66 years i don’t think we ever got angry with each other. i have so many wonderful memories
    we had so many laughs watching our children grow up and still being best friends over all this time.she was a real lady she was a very special person.. marlene will always be apart me in my heart. god bless her family. my prayers and thoughts are with them.

  5. darlene o’malley groth i was so lucky to have had a fantastic 66 year friendship with marlene. we shared so many good time and bad and millions of laughs as we watched are friendship grow along with our children. marlene will always be apart of me in my heart and in my memories.. i will truly miss my best friend but the memories will always be there. god bless her family and may she live with them in so many heart warming memories.

  6. i was very honored to have a 66 year friendship with marlene. we shared so many laughs and so many memories. our friendship grew over the year and i don’t think we ever had an argument. marlene will always be with me in my heart and in our many memories.she was a very special person in so many ways she danced to a different drummer and enjoyed every minute of it.. my love and thoughts go out to her family and always remember her memories. she was a special lady

  7. Dearest Bo, my prayers are with you during this sad, sad time. I remember our parties at your house and all the car rides. You were truly blessed with a wonderful, fun, and loving mom. I love you! Xo

  8. Sorry I was unable to say good bye in person. Your presence will be greatly missed. Friendships that last through the years never die, because the memories live on. Love the video I just watched, brought back many unforgettable times. Director did a super job.
    Belinda you were a great, loving daughter. My prayers are with you and all family members.

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