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Margie E. Morrow

March 14, 1922 July 3, 2006
Margie E. Morrow
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PEORIA-Margie E. Morrow, 84 of Peoria, died on Monday, July 3, 2006 at 6:15 a.m. at Peoria Rosewood Care Center. Born on March 14, 1922 in Hoisington, Kansas to William H. and Bridget E. Hogan Gory. She married Dr. James F. Morrow on October 1, 1946 in Kansas City, Kansas. He died on September 28, 1976 in Peoria. Surviving are five children, Jayne (Roy) Davis of East Peoria, Tim of Phoenix, AZ, James W. (Terri) of Morton, Mary (Dick) McCoy of Naples, FL, and Sue Oberholtzer of Peoria; ten grandchildren, Jennifer Davis of New York City, Jocelyn Davis of Brighton, MA, Tyler Davis of Chicago, Katie Morrow and Jamie Morrow both of Morton, Richard McCoy and Mackenzy McCoy both of Naples, FL, Jessica Oberholtzer, Justin Oberholtzer and Jake Oberholtzer all of Peoria. She was preceded in death by her brother, Peter and infant sister, Margaret Marie. Margie was a cadet nurse at Kansas State University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and dietetics. She worked in the neonatal intensive care unit and as an evening supervisor at OSF St. Francis Medical Center for 27 years, retiring in 1987. While working in the neonatal unit she was one of the first nurses to transport premature infants to St. Francis by helicopter. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with recitation of the rosary at 7:30 p.m. There will be a private family funeral mass with burial at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to OSF St. Francis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com

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