WENONA — Marianne Divora, 60, of Wenona, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Friday, Feb. 2.
Marianne, known to family and friends as Pook or Pookie, was born July 25, 1957, to Edwin and Lucille Rowatt, of Streator. She married Alan Divora on April 11,1980, in Streator.
Marianne is survived by her mother, Lucille Rowatt, of Streator; husband, Alan Divora, of Wenona; children, Colleen (Nicholas) Campagnolo, of Bartlett, and Adam Divora, of Chicago; siblings, Joanne (Thomas) Naughton, of Grand Ridge, and Richard (Kathy) Rowatt, of Normal; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
A private funeral Mass was held at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Toluca on Monday, Feb. 5, followed by a private celebration lunch at Boardwalk Tap in Wenona on Saturday, Feb. 10.
Marianne always had a smile on her face, saw the positive side of all situations and welcomed everyone into both her home and her heart. She enjoyed playing cards with friends and traveling with her family. She excelled in cooking and baking and was very well known for making delicious cakes. Marianne dedicated her life to her family, was a rock star wife and mother and is greatly missed by many. Memorials can be directed to a cancer organization of your choice.
The Winterrowd Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Winterrowd Funeral Home
305 S. Park St. Streator, IL 61364