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Margaret M. Donovan

January 6, 1903 July 26, 2007
Margaret M. Donovan
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EAST PEORIA-Margaret M. Donovan, 104 of East Peoria, passed away at 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2007 at Manor Care at Riverview. Born on January 6, 1903 in New Berlin, IL to Martin and Mary Meier Gebhart. She married Eugene F. Donovan on June 26, 1928 in New Berlin, IL. He died on December 29, 1956 in East Peoria. She was also preceded in death by one son, Arthur E. Donovan, one brother and three sisters. Surviving are two daughters, Norma Donovan of East Peoria and Mary McEntee of Elmhurst, IL; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren and one sister, Alta Zeller of Springfield, IL. She worked as a supervisor at Block & Kuhl & Co. and Carson, Pirie Scott & Co. for many years, retiring in 1970. She was a member of Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Women’s League. A Funeral Mass will be at 11a.m. on Monday at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception with Rev. Brian Brownsey officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the mass at church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in West Peoria. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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