Margaret L. LaFollette

Born: Sat., Jan. 30, 1937
Died: Thu., Apr. 9, 2020

Service To Be Held At Later Date

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Margaret L. LaFollette, age 83, of Barry, IL passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  She was born on January 30, 1937 in Pittsfield, IL to Earl and Gladys Houchins Edwards.  

Margaret graduated from Winchester High School and went on to attend Lincoln Land Community College where she received her Registered Nurse degree.  She worked as a charge nurse in the emergency room in Laughlin, Nevada and worked PRN when she came back home.  Margaret also worked as a flight nurse and travelling nurse in various places including Alaska and Hawaii.  She enjoyed spending time outdoors camping, fishing, and mushrooming and liked going to “the boat.”  Margaret loved spending time with her family the most.  She was a very sweet, caring, and loving woman.

She is survived by three children, Roger (Kim) Brown of Quincy, IL, Dave (Lori Orr) Brown of Griggsville, IL, and Teresa Hammitt of Barry, IL; eight grandchildren, Josh (Betsy) Brown, Cassie (Cordell Kotalik) Brown, Amanda Brown, Travis Brown, Ryan Brown, Allison Brown, Ashley (Chris) Gunder, and Kayla (Matt) Hill; seventeen great grandchildren; a sister, Shirley ‘Doll’ Price of Tucson, AZ; and two dogs, Daisy May and Cash.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Gladys Edwards; two sisters, Betty (Ronnie) Shaw and Mary Smith; and two brothers, Carl Edwards and Ralph Edwards.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date and cremation rites have been accorded.  Memorials are suggested to be made to the family c/o Niebur Funeral Home.  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Margaret's memory to the following organization:

To the Family c/o Niebur Funeral Home

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