ATLANTA — Marie M. Cheek, 96, of
Atlanta, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Apostolic Restmor in Morton.
(Below is a copy of
the obituary from the funeral home.)
Atlanta Marie Kindred Cheek, 96, of Morton formerly
of Atlanta passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014
at 9:15 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Restmor
Nursing Home in Morton.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, April 14,
2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Quiram Peasley Funeral
Home with Mr. Maurice Stribling officiating.
Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the
Burial will be in the Atlanta Cemetery.
Marie M. Cheek was born on March 9, 1918 in Lincoln
the daughter of Albert Edward and Christina M.
Holzaepfel Maloney. She married John D. Kindred on
August 16, 1937. He preceded in death on November
13, 1963. She later married Michael E. Cheek on
August 4, 1966. He preceded her in death on January
Survivors include her children: David (Cheryl)
Kindred of Carlock, Sandra (W. James) Litwiller of
Morton. Four Grandchildren: Jeff (Lisa) Kindred,
Sueann (John) Spinder, Jamie (Aleta) Litwiller and
Kathy (Howard) Frampton.
seven great grandchildren, two great great
Also surviving Marie are Michael's children; Mark
(Yvonne) Cheek, Mickey (Liz) Cheek and Christy
seven step grandchildren, six step great
Marie was preceded in death by one step grandson:
Jason Agee, one great grandson; Jared Kindred, one
brother; Edward "Bud" Maloney and one sister; Kay
Marie graduated from Lincoln Community High School
in 1936. She lived in Atlanta for over 60 years and
worked as a waitress at the "Dixie Truck Stop" in
McLean. In 1964 she started working at the Lincoln
Development Center. She truly loved working with the
"kids" there and was employed there until she
retired in the early 1980's. During her retirement
she continued with her love of the outdoors and
fishing, going to Goofy Ridge with Michael, to fish.
Her last years were spent living at Apostolic
Christian Restmor in Morton. She had three good
years at Restmor thanks to the wonderful staff that
work there. She truly enjoyed spending time in the
activity room making crafts, helping with cooking,
socializing, folding towels and trying to help the
other residents. Marie made many friends, both
residents and staff, while at Restmor and her family
is very thankful for the part that they played in
her life along with the wonderful support they
provided the family.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate
donations to Morton Rescue Squad or Apostolic