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Margaret A Besse Underwood
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1915
Death: Mar. 4, 2011

From: Winterrowd Funeral Home

Margaret A. Underwood, 95 of Streator passed away Friday (Mar. 4th) at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community in Meadows.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 9 11AM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 11:30AM at St. Michael's the Archangel Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

She was born October 3, 1915 in Ottawa, IL to John and Christina (Brett) Besse. Margaret married Hubert Underwood on Aug. 5, 1930 he passed away Nov. 15, 1972.

Surviving are children, Albert Underwood of Shafter, CA, Patricia Ward of St. Petersburg, FL, John Underwood of Streator, Donald Underwood of St. Petersburg, FL, Jane Hable of Fairbury, IL, Becky (Dan) Hillyer of Streator whom Margaret resided with for the last 30 yrs, Elaine (Dennis) Gaydos of Granger, IN, Richard (Elaine Arbrams) Underwood of St. Petersburg, FL, Steve (Linda) Underwood of Streator, 35 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by 3 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 2 daughters-in-law, Shirley and Jeanette Underwood, 2 sons-in-law, Todd Ward and Dr. Orville Hable, 6 sisters and 2 brothers.

Margaret attended St. Columba School in Ottawa and retired from Owen's Illinois Glass in 1978 and was a member of the Golden Emblem Club and member of St. Michael's the Archangel Church and the former Immaculate Conception Church. She was an avid Bingo player and enjoyed going to the River boats.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Meadows Mennonite Home or to St. Michael's the Archangel Church. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Hubert L Underwood (1908 - 1972)
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Streator
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Kurt Johnson
Record added: Mar 06, 2011
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- Kurt Johnson
 Added: Mar. 6, 2011
 
 
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