Emily Mae Marsland

Emily Mae Marsland

Emily Mae Marsland, 86, of Windsor, IL passed away at 3:05 a.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home in Windsor, IL with Reverend Richard Eident officiating. Burial will take place in Windsor Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home. Memorials may be made in Emily’s name to St. John’s Lutheran School, 100 Broadway Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938. Emily was born on October 4, 1932, in Strasburg, IL, the daughter of Paul and Clara (Vogel) Gepford. She was a graduate of Mattoon High School and continued her education at Northwestern University earning her bachelor’s degree. She then earned two master’s degrees, one at Eastern Illinois University and one at the University of Illinois. Emily married the love of her life, Dean Marsland on December 24, 1955 in Minot, ND and were blessed with 63 glorious years together. Emily taught high school English and Spanish for many years at Windsor High School and at St. John’s Lutheran School in Mattoon, IL. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society and served on the Windsor Library Board. Emily was a lifelong learner who enjoyed traveling, crocheting, reading, music, genealogy, and spending time with loved ones. Surviving are her husband, Dean of Windsor, IL; children: Terrie Hudson of Windsor, IL and Jerry Marsland of Sullivan, IL; seven grandchildren: Angela (Michael) Vonderohe, Jennifer (Ryan) Reynolds, Jill Hudson, Allison Hudson, Marsha (Zach) Friedrich, Clay Marsland and Dakota Marsland; four great-grandsons; sister, Evelyn Aird of Oswego, IL and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, John Gepford. Family and friends are invited to light a candle or share a story in Emily’s honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.
October 4, 1932 - August 15, 201910/04/193208/15/2019
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Ace and Hannah Camfield
August 20, 2019
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Karen Brown
August 20, 2019
Terrie and family, I am very sorry for your loss. I am Lee your family in my thoughts and prayers. Karen Allen Brown
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Martha Zimmerman
August 19, 2019
Emily was a lovely lady and make a positive impression on many. Always enjoyed seeing her at Delta Kappa Gamma meetings
Pat Purcell
August 18, 2019
To Marsland family: I had Mrs. Marsland for English & Spanish! Sympathy to all A wonderful teacher & person! Know these last few years has been difficult, so try to remember her when she was better!❤️
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Mark Ewald
August 18, 2019
Mrs. Marshland created our Spanish program and kept it alive until I promised to find someone to follow her. Thank you, Emily, for your dedication and love for students. Rest In Peace .

Mark Ewald - former principal at St. John's Lutheran School
Rex Colgrove
August 17, 2019
Sra. Maryland helped me infinitely with my knowledge of Spanish. Without her love and time, I would have been lacking later in life. Thanks for being such a great teacher! I'll not easily forget the songs we sang and the little cassette player she brought for us to sing... Continue Reading
August 17, 2019
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August 17, 2019
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