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Margaret D. Craig

January 11, 1910 January 6, 2008
Margaret D. Craig
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Margaret D. Craig 97 of 1414 W. Lake Avenue passed away at 7:10 a.m. Sunday January 6, 2008 at Proctor Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born January 11, 1910 in Iron River, Michigan to Edward Patrick and Margaret Jane Flynn. She married William J. Craig on December 19, 1927 in Chicago, IL. Her loving husband passed away January 6, 1979 in Peoria, IL. She was also preceded in death by one son William J. Craig Jr., two brothers: Francis and Edward Flynn, one sister Marie Belanger, two nieces Michele Lundberg and Margie Bourdeau, one nephew John Pendergraft, and one son-in-law Glenn Duhs. Surviving is one daughter, Margaret L. Duhs of Peoria: one daughter-in-law Marjorie M. Craig of Champaign, six grandchildren, Sr. Marjorie Craig of the Sisters of St. Joseph Order of Carondelet of St. Louis, MO. stationed in Chicago, IL., Linda (Donald) Winschel of Amarillo,Texas, Susan Craig of Champaign, Kathryn (Michael) Berlinger of Peoria, Patricia (Bill) Berlinger of Peoria, and Craig Duhs of Zion, IL. Seven great-grandchildren Stephen Berlinger, Christopher Berlinger, Joseph Berlinger, Anthony Berlinger, Anna Berlinger, Marie Berlinger, and Johnny Berlinger. Three sisters: Mae Rose (John) Pendergraft and Naomi (Ray) Morin both of Escanaba, Michigan, and adopted sister Carol Grivetti of DeKalb, IL. She was a loving aunt to numerous nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews. She was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church and its Women‘s Club and Altar and Rosary Society, Peoria Women’s Club, Grandmothers Club, St. Cecilia’s Women’s Club, St. Jude League, St. Martha Association and Cornstock Ladies Club. Margaret was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was greatly loved by all her family. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing, vacationing, and telling stories to all her family. She will be remembered for her sweet smile and warm heart. God Bless her. Funeral mass will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday January 9, 2008 at St. Philomena Church. Rev. Donald Henderson officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with a recitation of the rosary at 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation will be 30 minutes before services at church. Burial will be in resurrection Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to her church in the form of masses. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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