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Marilyn M. Resetich

May 10, 1930 — November 13, 2023

Silvis, Illinois

Marilyn M. Resetich, 93, of Silvis, Illinois, died Monday, November 13, 2023, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.

Private burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline, under the direction of Trimble Funeral Home, Moline.  Memorials may be made to ARC of the Quad Cities.

Marilyn Mae Belowske was born May 10, 1930, in Moline, to Fred and Ranilda (Moens) Belowske.

On May 19, 1952, Marilyn exchanged vows with the love of her life, John Martin Resetich, in Moline, Illinois. Their union was a testament to a lifelong love story that embraced the joys and challenges of marriage for over seven decades.

To Marilyn, the glass was always half full, and she approached life with an eternal optimism that inspired everyone around her.

Marilyn held a special place in her heart for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, showering them with love and creating lasting memories.

Marilyn and John shared a love of music, with Marilyn showcasing her talent on the keyboard and lending her voice to their polka band. Their shared love for music became a beautiful expression of their connection and brought joy to those who had the pleasure of listening.

Traveling was another adventure Marilyn and John embraced together. They explored the world, creating unforgettable memories, and on a couple of occasions, ventured to Russia and Slovenia to visit family.

Marilyn is survived by her beloved husband of over 71 years, John; three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Resetich of Rock Island, Illinois, Mark and Anne Resetich of Hampton, Illinois, and Ross and Leanna Resetich of Muscatine, Iowa; four grandchildren, Kathryn (Blake) Reedy, Joseph Resetich, Cory Resetich, and Nick Resetich; and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Elizabeth.

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