Born: September 29, 1944
Died: April 26, 2010
Marcia J. Born, 65, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away, Monday, April 26, 2010 at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb. She was born September 29, 1944 in DeKalb the daughter of Burl R. and Mariann H. (Swanson) Storey. She married Richard G. Born August 19, 1972 in DeKalb.
Marcia graduated DeKalb High School Class of 1962 and from the University of Illinois in 1966 where she was a member of the Delta Gama Sorority. She taught at Maine West High School for seven years, later was the Secretary to the Principal at Sycamore High School for 21 years, and was the Student Teaching Internship Coordinator at the Northern Illinois College of Business for several years. Marcia taught several business classes at the Kishwaukee Community College. She was a lifelong member of the Hillcrest Covenant Church in DeKalb and served as a deacon.
She is survived by her husband, Richard; her son, Greg (Stephanie) Born of Sycamore, Ill.; her granddaughters, Kayla and Chelsea; her cousins, James Doner, Diane Watson, Richard (Linda) Chamberlain, Charles (Kathy) Chamberlain, David (Diane) George, Ann (Larry) Peppers, Carol (Dan) Wilson, Jane (Ron) Ellett, Jack Douglas, James Jordal, John (Joan) Jordal, Janet (Kenneth) Dolbow; and her aunt, Joyce (Charles) Chamberlain.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her aunts, Mae Marie Doner, Edna George, Jean Douglas, and Arlene Jordal.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at the Hillcrest Covenant, 1515 North 1st Street in DeKalb with Rev. Steven Larson officiating. Burial of cremated remains will take place at a later date at the Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb, Ill. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2010 at the Anderson Funeral Home, 2011 South 4th Street in DeKalb. Cremation will take place at the Anderson Funeral Home Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Marcia J. Born Memorial Fund in care of the Anderson Funeral Home, Ltd., P.O. Box 605, DeKalb, IL 60115. For information please call (815) 756-1022.