MONTELLO, Wis. – Margaret M. Carlson, 86, of Montello, formerly of Carpentersville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.
She was born April 6, 1926, in Chicago, the daughter of William and Marguerite (Wunch) Marth. Marge married William Carlson in September 1946 in Chicago.
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survivor, she was very active and was a member of Princeton Senior Bowling League and Thursday Night Ladies Golf League. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Princeton, Wis.
Margaret was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and reading, and was very passionate about going to the casino. Marge loved the outdoors and water sports. But most of all, she cherished family gatherings.
Margaret is survived by her four children, Guy (Marilyn) Carlson of Hampshire, Gene A. Carlson of Elgin, Gail (Mike) Hilligoss of Grayslake and Cort (Jamie) Carlson of Crystal Lake; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; sister, Carlene (Clyde) Dew of New Mexico; dear friend, Mary Yurs of Montello; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Marguerite Marth; husband, William Carlson; three sisters; and one brother.
The visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Resurrection Catholic Church, 2918 S. Country Club Road, Woodstock.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to a