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Margaret K. Orsborn, 89, of Mattoon, Illinois, passed away at 3:46 A.M., Thursday, January 4, 2018, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center of Mattoon, Illinois.
She was born January 17, 1928, in Coles County, Illinois the daughter of Henry and Myrtle (Day) Shobe. Margaret married Harry Lee Orsborn in Cooks Mill, Illinois and Mr. Orsborn passed away August 4, 2012. She retired from the General Electric Company and she was a member of the VFW Post 4325, Auxiliary, both of Mattoon.
Margaret leaves one daughter, Karen Baker (Larry) of Mattoon, IL; one stepdaughter, Rhonda Hadfield (Marty) of St. Joseph, IL; one sister, Evelyn McArthur of Charleston, IL; one granddaughter, Stacy Beals (Lynn) of Trilla, IL; one stepgrandson, Brad Hadfield of Urbana, IL; one great-granddaughter, Lindsey Beals of Trilla, Il; one stepgreat-granddaughter, Kaylee Beals of rural Neoga, IL.
Mrs. Orsborn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry Lee Orsborn; one brother, Kenneth Shobe; two sisters, Helen Elder and Ruth Horath.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home of Neoga, IL with Rev. James Maroon of Neoga, officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:00 A.M. Saturday until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens in Mattoon, IL. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.swengel-odell.com.
Published on January 4, 2018
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