Marilyn Hollembaek celebrates 80th birthday

Staff reports

Marilyn Hollembaek will celebrate her 80th birthday Feb. 28.

"Doug" as she is lovingly known, was born Marilyn Mae Douglas in Seaton to Garry Edwin "Cop" and Vivian Henry Douglas. She attended Seaton schools graduating from Seaton High School.

Marilyn went to work immediately out of high school for veterinarian Dr. PD Weinmeister. She worked for him until he retired and then for Dr. Jim Benson.

In 1948 she married Don Bill "Red" Hollembaek. They farmed in Mercer and Warren counties where Red also delivered mail. Upon retirement they moved back to Seaton.

Marilyn's family would like for all that know her to shower her with cards for her birthday. Her address is, P.O. Box 26, Seaton, IL 61476.

Her siblings, Guy "Buzz" Douglas and Edwina Wright and spouses took Marilyn to Galesburg to celebrate her birthday. If you know Marilyn you know she won't let us have an open house!