|9/17/2013 11:02:00 AM|
Margaret M. Davis, 94, formerly of Dimmick Township died Sept. 15, 2013, in Seasons Hospice, Naperville.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota with the Rev. William Ultch offiating. Burial will be at Troy Grove Cemetery, Troy Grove.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today in the funeral home.
She was born Aug. 24, 1919, in Troy Grove to Lester and Lucy (Miller) McLaughlin. She married Glenn Davis on Nov. 26, 1939.
She 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 pilot’s license.
She is survived by 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 in 2007 and two brothers, Kenneth McLaughlin and Hiram McLaughlin.
Memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice of any local food pantry or homeless shelter.
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