Dale MaguireJuly 2, 1920 - January 27, 2013 SAN ANTONIO, TX Madeline Elizabeth Dale Maguire passed away after a brief illness on January 27, 2013 at the age of 92. She was born in Yukon (Canadian County), OK on July 2, 1920. She was preceded in death by her parents P.A. and Elizabeth Dale, husband Edward F. Maguire, sons Dale Michael Maguire and James Andrew Maguire, and sister Jeanette Dale Kennedy. She is survived by daughters Margaret Maureen Cole (San Antonio; husband Danny), and Carol Anne Maguire (Arlington, TX). She is also survived by her sister Frederika Dale Maika (Metairie, LA.) and nieces and nephews, many grand and great grandchildren. Madeline attended grade school at the old Sacred Heart School as well as John Carroll. She graduated from Classen High School in 1938. She attended Oklahoma City University 1938-1940, graduated from Blackwood Business College 1944, and from the University of Oklahoma with a BS in Home Economics in 1943. Madeline married Edward F. Maguire in San Francisco July 17, 1942. She was an accomplished musician and played viola with the Oklahoma City Junior Symphony. Madeline worked with her family in their Grocery Store-Dale's Food Market-for many years, as well as substitute teaching. Madeline was a Girl Scout Leader and taught piano with the Park Department. She was involved in her local sorority chapter of Gamma Phi Beta until she moved away in 2001. Madeline joined the Catholic Business Women's Activity group in the early 70's, as well as the local Garden Club and Catholic Activity Club. She made stuffed frogs and quilts for the St. Anthony Hospital's Children's Ward. Madeline was also a council member of the Daughter's of the American Revolution, and belonged to the American Association of University Women. Visitation will be available all afternoon on 2/1/2013 with the Rosary at 6:30 PM at Smith Kernke Funeral Home. The Funeral Mass will be at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cathedral, 3214 No. Lake Ave., at 11 AM on February 2, 2013. Interment will follow at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery, 7801 NW Expressway.
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Published in The Oklahoman from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2013