Margaret Karraker
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Lake View Funeral Home
5000 North Illinois Street
Fairview Heights, IL

Margaret Karraker

1921 - 2021

FARVIEW HEIGHTS - Margaret Karraker, 99, of Fairview Heights, IL passed away on June 1, 2021, at Charles Gardens in Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Margaret was born December 16, 1921, in Wolf Lake, Illinois, to David and Alice Miller. She married Richard Karraker on May 1, 1943. They enjoyed over 68 years together.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents David and Alice Miller; her three sisters: Serena (Elbert) Miller, Fanny (Fred) Miller, Violet (Percy Foreman, Bob Butts); and four brothers: an infant David Miller, Raymond "Louis" (Frieda) Miller, Harold (Faye, Pauline) Miller, and Francis (Josephine) Miller; and her daughter, Linda (Denzil) Keckley.

Surviving are her three sons: Mitzie (Sharon) Karraker of Tunnel Hill, Illinois; Rick (Diane) Karraker of Belleville, Illinois, and Alan Karraker of Fairview Heights, Illinois; ten grandchildren: Steven (Celeste) Keckley, Scott (Pam) Keckley, Randy Karraker, Melissa Yuengel, Brian (Susan) Karraker, Dawn (Matt) Lang, Kara Karraker, Kirt (Terri) McManus, Stephanie (Joe) Schwappach, Brett McManus; 20 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; a daughter-in-law Patty Karraker; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the Church of Christ in Fairview Heights, IL or to Charles Gardens in Fairview Heights, IL.

VISITATION: A visitation for Margaret will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, IL.

SERVICE: A funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation, at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens.


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Published by The Southern Illinoisan on Jun. 3, 2021.
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She was a joy to be around and always wanted to know how my family was
Doing. My condolences to Rick, Diane and family.
Jack Ackermann
Friend
June 3, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Carol & Randy George
Work
June 3, 2021
My family and I will miss you dearly, Margaret. Your love, gentleness, giving and caring and beautiful heart will always be a part of our life. May God comfort your family and all those who knew and were touched by you.
Brian & Rhonda Evans
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June 2, 2021
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