|Birth: ||Nov. 2, 1929|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 2012|
Margaret M. Allen, age 83 of Spencer, Wisconsin, died peacefully, Monday, November 12, 2012 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, WI, surrounded by her family. She was born November 2, 1929 in Wisconsin, a daughter of Ralph and Ilo (Reynolds) Whisler. On December 31, 1952, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Rockford, Illinois, Margaret Whisler was united in marriage to Floyd Dale Allen, him preceding her in death on December 9, 1993.
Margaret was a graduate of the East Rockford High School in IL. In addition to being a loving wife, mother and grandmother, Margaret was employed as a School Bus Driver, for the Winnebago Illinois School District. She was very involved in the Winnebago School District as a member of the PTA, Booster Club, and Winnebago Lioness Club. She drove bus for the wrestling team and was active in the Community Council in Winnebago, Il.
Margaret was especially proud of her grandchildren and cherished the time she could spend with them. She also loved gardening, knitting, and being active within her community.
Margaret is survived by her children, Barbara Allen, Spencer, WI; Bonnie Anderson, Rockford, IL; Brad (Liz) Allen, Loves Park, IL; and Brian (Julie) Allen, Avondale, AZ; nine grandchildren, Eric Diamond, Sarah Diamond, Jason Allen, Erica Allen, Stephen Allen, Adam Allen, Coreen Noel, Zachary Allen and Kelsey Allen, and two great grandchildren, Jordan Allen and Rian Allen. Her sister, Marie Whisler and brother, Richard Whisler. She will be dearly missed by Makayla and Chailey Robinson, who held a special place in Margaret's heart.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd and sisters, Wanda Stover and Alice Hardwick and a brother, Ralph Whisler Jr.
A memorial service was held at 11 am Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, Marshfield, WI. A time of visitation was held from 10 to 11, Thursday morning at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home in Marshfield, WI. Interment were in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Tomah, Wisconsin. Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Peace to you and those you love.
Ralph Boyce Whisler (1906 - 1988)
Ilo A. Whisler (1909 - 1941)
Floyd Dale Allen (1922 - 1993)*
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Created by: Kathryn Gebczyk
Record added: May 31, 2011
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