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Margaret M. Davis

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 18th, 2013

NAPERVILLE - Margaret M. Davis, 94, formerly of Dimmick Township died Sept. 15, 2013 at Seasons Hospice, Naperville.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota with Rev. William Ultch officiating. Burial will be at Troy Grove Cemetery, Troy Grove. Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. on Sept. 17 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Davis was born Aug. 24, 1919 in Troy Grove to Lester and Lucy (Miller) McLaughlin. She married Glenn Davis on Nov. 26, 1939. He preceded her in death in 2007.

Survivors include two daughters, Elaine (Don) Weber of Montgomery and Sharon Killion of Montgomery; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Lauren (Evelyn) McLaughlin of Troy Grove; and two sisters, Ruth Stevenson of Mendota and Mildred (Vernon) Morel of Leland.

She was preceded in death by her husband and two brothers, Kenneth McLaughlin and Hiram McLaughlin.

Mrs. Davis graduated from Mendota High School in 1937. She worked at Del Monte in Mendota and Westclox in Peru for more than 20 years before retiring. She was a member of Troy Grove Grange, Order of the Eastern Star, Clarion Flyers Club and Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 271 after receiving her single-engine pilotís license.

Memorials may be directed to the donorís choice or any local food pantry or homeless shelter.

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