Margaret Gilbert Obituary

Margaret  A. Gilbert
Margaret
Margaret A. Gilbert

October 25, 1928 - September 17, 2017
Born in Venice, Illinois
Resided in Troy, Illinois
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Margaret A. Gilbert, 88 of Troy, Illinois passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.

Margaret was born on October 25, 1928 in Venice, Illinois; a daughter of the late William and Roxanna Mae (Babel) Downs. Margaret was a manager and cashier at National Stock Yards and Miss Hullings in St. Louis. Margaret enjoyed watching wrestling on TV and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was known by her generous giving heart and all the special times she shared with her family and friends.

Margaret is survived by and will be missed by her children; Brenda Cortner of Troy, Illinois, Randy “Butch” Gilbert Sr. (Tammy Brouhard) of Edwardsville, Kansas; her grandchildren, Angie (Donnie) Arban, Greg (Melissa) Cortner, Kim (Adam) Stellhorn, Jennifer Gilbert (Chris), Carla Gilbert (Johnny), Randy (Monica) Gilbert Jr.; her great-grandchildren, Anestassia, Samantha (Adam), Donnie (Ashley), Skiler, Jonathan, Chloe, Gavin, Jeffrey, Sarah, Mackenzze, Dawson, Gracie, Isabelle, Trinity, Olivia, Drew; great-great-grandchildren, Peyton, Presley.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her daughter; Marjorie McFarland; her brothers, William Downs II, Bud Downs, Eugene Downs, Carl Downs; her sisters, Lorraine Rodriguez, Dolores Schoch, Bernice Townzen, Esther Borkowski, Pauline Resman, Shirley Downs, Wilma Downs.

In celebration of Margaret’s life, friends may call on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Charles West officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Illinois.

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Visitation
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
7:00 PM

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