Marylan Rose Santilli

August 24, 1935 - May 31, 2019
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Marylan Rose Santilli age 83, of Lima passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. She was born August 24, 1935 in Lima to the late Charles James and Viola Mae Bradford Pitchford. She married James Vincent Santilli, II Aug. 31, 1966 and he preceded her in death Feb. 23, 1981.
Marylan had been a Nanny, worked for Motorola in Franklin Park, IL and downtown Kewpee for over 20 years. In her younger years she enjoyed roller dancing. She was an armchair Weather Channel storm chaser and loved drinking Kewpee coffee. She was known for rescuing cats and playing Pick 3 and Pick 4 and loved the Chicago Cubs.
Survivors include sons: Thomas Barnett of Elida, Jimmy Santilli of Lima, a daughter Kim Seib, of Chicago, grandchildren: Tommy (Ebby) Barnett, Ashley (Justin) Filbrun, Robby Barnett, Jr., Shannon and Courtney Seib, great grandchildren Jackson, Rylee, Cooper, Ari and Justin and brothers: James Pitchford of Dayton and Roger Layton of Sidney and formerly of Westminster and best friend Marilyn Greenwell of Glendale, AZ.
She was preceded in death by a son Robert Michael Barnett, Sr. and stepfather Robert M. Goble.
A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Born: August 24, 1935
Died: May 31, 2019

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Lisa Hittle posted on 6/9/19

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Lisa Hittle posted on 6/9/19

Marylan I will always remember the way you used to dance and sing to the song Proud Mary at work. It was a lot of fun working with you at Kewpee. And the trip to Chicago. Love you my big sis.


Tim Laukhuf posted on 6/7/19

Sympathies to you and your family during this difficult time. Thinking kind thoughts...


Shellie posted on 6/7/19

Tilli and family, so sorry for your loss.


Lonisa Lybarger posted on 6/6/19

Marylan, You were so much more to me than almost a mother in law, you were like a mother to me and grandmother to Braedon. You were a loving mother and an even better friend. I will miss our conversations and your sense of humor and your even bigger heart. You never could turn away an animal in need; none of those "babies" would have made it without you. My deepest sympathies to everyone...I will love and miss you forever, Marylan.