Margaret Stilwell Obituary

Margaret L. Stilwell
Margaret L. Stilwell
Margaret L. Stilwell

May 30, 1936 - May 27, 2014
Born in Iowa City, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Margaret L. McKinney Stilwell, 77, went to be with her Lord and Saviour on May 27, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Easton Baptist Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Margaret was born in Iowa City, Iowa on May 30, 1936 and grew up in What Cheer, Iowa. She graduated from Arkansas Nursing School and worked in Arkansas, Knoxville, Iowa and Des Moines Public Schools in the after school children's program. She retired from Des Moines Public School System in 1995.

On August 15, 2004, she was united in marriage to Bert E. Stilwell. She was a member of Easton Baptist Church. Margaret enjoyed watching the Iowa Hawkeyes and collecting genealogy information for the State of Iowa.

She is survived by her husband Bert; daughters, Debra and Tina; step son, Michael Stilwell; sisters, Claudette Burgess of Albia, IA, Iona Adrain of Kolona, IA and Carol Wehr of Washington, IA; 11 grandchildren; two step grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Iona Colbert; sister, Judy Railsback; brother, Lloyd Colbert; step son, Rex McKinney and her first husband, Jimmy Rex McKinney.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Easton Baptist Church, 5075 NE 23rd Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317.

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Visitation
Easton Baptist Church
5075 NE 23rd Avenue
Des Moines, IA US
Saturday, May 31, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Service
Easton Baptist Church
5075 NE 23rd Avenue
Des Moines, IA US
Saturday, May 31, 2014
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3601 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, May 31, 2014

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Easton Baptist Church
5075 NE 23rd Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317