Marilyn M. (Dietrich) Krautstrunk

October 17, 1928 ~ April 24, 2021 (age 92)


  Marilyn Maxine Dietrich Krautstrunk, born October 17th, 1928 joined her loving husband, Walter, in their eternal home with the Lord on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the age of 92. Loving mother to Kim Bass (Ed), Steve Krautstrunk (Kim), and Debbi Ernest (Don). She was the proud grandmother of Melissa Jacobs (Ron), Amy Rodbro (Eric), Tim Bass (Alexandra), Chris Ernest, Matt Krautstrunk, Lauren Ernest, Tori Krautstrunk, and Jon Ernest. One of her greatest joys was spending time with her great-grandchildren, Evelyn and Henry Jacobs. 
  Marilyn so enjoyed the past 9 years living in Naperville with Kim, Ed, and their furry companion, Beau. Marilyn is best known for her love of board games, ice cream, Jeopardy, and her assorted purses. She loved attending Bible study, going to Northern Wisconsin, and spending time with her family. Marilyn will be greatly missed.

  Family and friends may gather for Visitation on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 10:00 am until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church Green Trails, 2701 Maple Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532.
Interment will follow at Elm Lawn Cemetery in Elmhurst.  Social distancing rules will be followed at church; masks required.  No registration for funeral service required.

  In loving memory of Marilyn, memorials may be made to either Lutheran World Relief (, PAWS ( or Residential Hospice (

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