Marilyn Sue Riggs, 53, passed away 7:45 pm, Thursday, March 28, 2019 at her residence.
Born May 5, 1965 in Alton, she was the daughter of Robert Gaffney and Audrey (Wisnasky) Gaffney Schussler.
Marilyn had worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She had a passion for reading, enjoyed shopping and was like a mother to many of the neighborhood children.
Surviving are a son, Andrew Riggs in Colorado; daughters, Angela Riggs (Justin Carter) of Hartford, Amanda Schaefer of Meadowbrook; grandchildren, Harper and Ezekiel Schaefer; andbrother, Ron Schussler of Alton.
Her parents; grandson, Dakota Schaefer; brother, Wally Gaffney; and sister, Barb Weigler preceded her in death.
Friends and family are invited to a Celebration of Life and Time of Remembrance to be held at 3 pm, Saturday, April 13 at the 7th St. Park in Hartford.
Marks Mortuary in Wood River was in charge of arrangement.