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Margaret Wilkes


1925 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Margaret Wilkes Obituary
MARGARET WILKES March 25, 1925 - June 14, 2016 Margaret, a wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away peacefully at home on June 14, 2016. She was born in Riverside, California, and grew up in Los Angeles and San Bernardino. She married the love of her life, Mario Wilkes, in 1943, during WWII, and moved to the Del Rosa area of San Bernardino. They had 9 children together. She worked inside and outside the home while raising her children, providing them with all the love and guidance that she could. Margaret became a widow in 1969. As her children became independent, she enjoyed traveling with friends and with family, both inside the USA and internationally. She continued to live in San Bernardino and Highland, CA, during her retirement years. Margaret was known for her generosity throughout most of her life, continuing to contribute to the welfare of her children whenever possible. She was preceded in death by her children, Martin and Mary Ellen, and her grandson, Gregory. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Mario Jr., (Ann) Michael, Teresa Cox, (Ross), Martha Patterson, (Mic), Steven, Victor, and Robert, 19 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4pm-8pm on June 20th at Mt. View Mortuary, San Bernardino. A celebration of Margaret's life will be held on June 21st, also at Mt. View Cemetery. Interment with her late husband, Mario, will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the will be appreciated. Please visit www.mtviewsanbernardino.com to offer condolences.


Published in Press-Enterprise on June 19, 2016
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