Margaret Ripsch


Died: August 26, 2013
Margaret B. Ripsch, 94 of Pontiac, IL, passed away on August 26, 2013 at 9:25 pm at the ASTA Care Center of Pontiac.;Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:00 am at Memorial Park Cemetery in rural Pontiac, IL, with Pastor Jeff Williams of the Pontiac Bible Church officiating. There will be no visitation. Memorials in Margaret’s name may be left to OSF Hospice or to a Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Pontiac is charge of arrangements.;Margaret was born on December 14, 1918 in rural Minonk, IL a daughter of Homer and Gertrude (Vore) Schilling. She married Martin Madson on July 10, 1945, he preceded her in death on December 6, 1957. She married Roy Ripsch on April 4, 1969, he preceded her in death on July 21, 1972.;She is survived by her daughter: Norma (Douglas) Satterfield of Pontiac, IL and one granddaughter: Julie Dailey of Tucson, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and both of her husbands.;Margaret lived in Minonk for several years and in Pontiac for over 70 years. She did domestic work for over 20 years for 10 different families in Pontiac, most of them for all 20 years. For the families she worked for who had pets, she would watch them over vacations. She was a member of the Pontiac Bible Church.

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