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What a devoted and dedicated teacher! She left an impact on a countless number of students. ♥


Posted by: Tina Ziegler - romeoville, IL - student   Oct 21, 2013

"Auntie Marilyn" is an amazing woman. I have many fond memories of visiting her in the summer. We would always go into Chicago and it was with Aunt Marilyn that I got my big city cultural experiences. We went to amazing museums, musicals, restaurants and shopping. My first and forever favorite musical is Les Miserables that we saw together. She was an amazing caregiver to her mother. She will be missed.


Posted by: Anne Gregg - Rockledge, FL - God Daughter   Oct 21, 2013

Where do I begin to put down in words a memory of this extraordinary influence this wonderfully bright light in my life. Miss Vonch (she will always be that to me) was my teacher from the time I was 14 until I graduated high school in the summer of 1966. There wet many friends and many acquaintances that shape a person's life, but parents an teachers are always the most influential. I was never a n orator. my speech patterns

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Posted by: Christopher Aquino - Silver City, NM - Former Student   Oct 21, 2013

Marilyn was my summer school roommate at the University of Illinois and close friend. She was my daughter Anne's Godmother. We shared many good times together and went to Greece together. She is a very special person who is now in a better place. Her faith and loving nature will always be remembered. May she rest in peace.


Posted by: Julianne Mallak - Indialantic, FL - Close friend   Oct 21, 2013

thank you for being a good role model for all of your students....


Posted by: Jane Gombosi - Lockport, IL - former student   Oct 21, 2013

Wonderful teacher and such a nice lady. My sympathies.


Posted by: Glenn Littrell: Class of '85 RHS - Romeoville, IL - Class of 85 RHS student   Oct 21, 2013

Miss Vonch was a rare breed of teacher - knowledgeable, astute, and a classy lady. They surely don't make them like her any more. Here is to one fine English teacher - may you rest in eternal peace.

"Beauty is truth, truth beauty,that is all
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know."


Posted by: Valerie Barsevich - Tucson, AZ - Student   Oct 21, 2013

What an awesome teacher, especially enjoyed the trip abroad to Englad in 1977 - she was a great role model - my condolences to her family, may god bless you!


Posted by: Lois (Kolb) Griffin - Milton, KY - Former Student class of 1978   Oct 21, 2013

Ms. Vonch was a wonderful teacher. She certainly would listen to you when you were having a problem with your school assignments and always helped out though she did make sure you were able to figure something out on your own. She will be missed. R.I.P and God Bless you.


Posted by: Ron Serling - Plainfield, IL   Oct 21, 2013

rip miss vonch my sister and i both had you in english in freshman year plus you were a speech coach for me you will be missed.


Posted by: allan - floral city, FL - former student   Oct 21, 2013