Marilyn P. Belangee, 81, of Taylorville passed away at 4:20 pm Tuesday October 23, 2012 at Garden Court Shelbyville Manor in Shelbyville.  She was born June 9, 1931 in Taylorville, the daughter of Russell Edward and Leona Bates Bell.  On October 22, 1950, she married Douglas Peters in Taylorville and he preceded her in death in January, 1963.  She then married Virgil W. Belangee in November, 1965 in Taylorville and he preceded her in death in April, 1998.  She graduated from Taylorville High School in 1949 and spent her lifetime as a bookkeeper working for the Christian County Farm Bureau, Essen Hardware, Hopper-Sangamon Credit Union and the Taylorville Community Credit Union.  Marilyn was also part owner of the V & M variety Store on the Taylorville Square.  She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville serving on many committees through the years.  She was also active with the United Methodist Women, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and several bridge clubs. 

She is survived by sons; Mark Peters and wife Sharon of Taylorville, Bradley Peters and wife Bridget of Monticello, Step-son Dave Belangee and wife Paulette of Chicago; 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; step sisters, Elma Masters and Gloria Jones.  She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 husbands and 2 sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, October 29, 2012 at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until time of service in McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church 200 S. Walnut Taylorville, IL.  62568 or Garden Court of Shelbyville Manor 1111 N. 12th St. Shelbyville, IL.  62565 

Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.  Condolences may be sent on-line at

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