Marian Catherine Timmerwilke

Marian Catherine Timmerwilke, age 100, of Quincy, died on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, in her home. She was born on December 31, 1922, in Quincy, IL, the daughter of Henry and Alice (Geising) Steinkamp. Marian married Donald Timmerwilke on September 30, 1944, in St. Franics Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on March 11, 1970.

Marian was employed for twenty years at the former Little Folks children’s store in the Quincy Mall. She was a graduate of Quincy Notre Dame and a lifelong member of St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church.

Marian’s favorites pastimes included playing cards with her family and friends and going out to eat.

Marian is survived by her children: Martin (Vicki) Timmerwilke,
David (Brenda) Timmerwilke, Mike (Pat) Timmerwilke, Cindy (Rick) Rose and Sandra (Steve) Donald; fourteen grandchildren: John, Jeff, Angel, Ricky, Joey, Amy, Chris, Tasha, Clair, Kelli, Crystal, Karlie, Misty, and Allen; thirty-one great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Donna Steinkamp; and many nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald (Margaret), Ralph (Hilda), Kenneth (JoAnn) and Paul, a son, Steven and a granddaughter, Angelique, and a daughter-in-law, Rita.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, October 23, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at St. Francis. Memorials are suggested to St. Francis Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Service arrangements are in the care of Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Messages may be shared with the family online at


  1. Don Benz on October 17, 2023 at 12:53 pm

    Mike and Family – I am sorry for your loss – I wish you peace

  2. Sherri L Mayfield on October 17, 2023 at 1:08 pm

    Sandy and Steve, Mike and the rest of the family. So sorry for your loss. Sending healing prayers for all of you
    Sherrilynn Mayfield

  3. Shelly Steinkamp on October 17, 2023 at 7:21 pm

    Your mother was truly a beautiful woman inside and out. Always a beautiful smile. I know she will be missed by many.

  4. Brenda Dirkes on October 26, 2023 at 7:20 am

    Mike, Misty, and family,
    I’m sorry to hear of Mariam’ s passing. Prayers for all you. I remember her as a very gracious and kind lady always. God bless.

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