Margaret Arntz

PEORIA - Margaret V. Arntz, 85, of Peoria passed away at 4:27 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at Lutheran Hillside Village.

She was born Sept. 28, 1925, in New Lisbon, Wis., to Arthur and Alma (Langer) Hutchins. She married Robert Arntz on Dec. 26, 1946, in New Salem, Wis. He died April 13, 2004, in Peoria.

Surviving are one daughter, Debby (Jim) Hardin of Hanna City; two grandchildren, Carrie (Matt) Garman of Chicago and Tanner (fiance Tomoko Murakami) Hardin of Peoria; and one great-granddaughter, Avery Garman of Chicago.

Margaret was an executive assistant for Northwestern Bell for more than 20 years, retiring in 1982.

She was a member St. Paul Lutheran Church.

There will be no services. Cremation will be accorded. Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton is in charge of arrangements. Inurnment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum at a later date.

Memorials may be made to American Lung Association or .

Online tributes and condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home
2408 West Willow Knolls Drive Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 691-3456

Published in Peoria Journal Star on June 19, 2011