Marcia Styles (1947 – 2011)

Marcia Louise (Vess) Styles passed away peacefully into the arms of her loving Savior on Thursday January 6, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

Marcia was born to Norbert and Susan Vess on June 6, 1947, in Melrose Park IL. She grew up in Libertyville IL and graduated from Libertyville High School. On November 12, 1965, Marcia married Robert R Styles, CPO, USN. Together they raised their five daughters in Pleasant Prairie WI, and enjoyed their trips to their mountain home in North Carolina. A life long member of the Catholic faith, Marcia was active at St. Mary?s Parish and later at St. James Parish in Kenosha WI. She was also a member of the confraternity of Mary Queen of all Hearts. In additions to her years of employment at Abbott Laboratories, Marcia was very proud of her many years of service as a loving and devoted naval wife. Also a very devoted mother, Marcia was a co-leader for Girl Scouts and an assistant CCD teacher at St. Mary?s Catholic Church. Marcia only had kind words for all and the memory of her beautiful smile reminds us of how blessed we truly are to have been part of her life.

Marcia is survived by her husband Robert Styles, daughters Susan Styles; Angela (Scott) Olson of Kenosha WI; Laura (Brian) Lehman of Zion IL; Marcie (Jerry) Martin of Baraboo WI; Mary (John) Hines of Lindsay OK and her stepson Darryl (Tammy) Harris of Mansfield OH. She is also survived by her mother Susan (Baum) Vess-Swanson of Mount Morris IL; sisters Teresa (Bill) Sutton of Polo IL; Denise (Steve) Jankowski of King of Prussia PA and brothers Leo and Paul Vess of Wadsworth IL; 16 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and many more loving relatives.

Marcia was preceded in death by her father Norbert Vess and sisters Christine (Vess) Schultz and Phyllis (Vess) Stateler.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday January 10, 2011 at St. James Catholic Church (5804 Sheridan Rd) at 10:00 AM. Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday at the church from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM and again on Monday from 9:00 AM until the time of Mass. Entombment will follow at All Saints Cemetery and Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, Memorials to St. James Catholic Church or Hospice Alliance would be appreciated.

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