Obituary: Margaret L. Spegal, 89, of Hannibal

Margaret Spegal
Posted: Apr. 29, 2019 5:31 pm

Margaret L. Spegal, 89, of Hannibal, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Willow Care Center in Hannibal. 

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Bruce Bouman will officiate. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Frankford.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Margaret was born May 6, 1929, in Hannibal to Hurley Roy and Sylvia Deverger Brown.

Margaret was married to George E. Spegal on Feb. 14, 1954, Pittsfield, Ill. He preceded her in death April 18, 2013.

Survivors include one son, Charles D. Spegal (Patricia) of Hannibal; and one stepson, Charles E. Spegal (Gaye) of Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Mary Poling of Quincy, Ill.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers; and three sisters.

Professionally, Margaret worked at Motorola,the shoe factory in Hannibal and on their family farm. Margaret loved to do puzzles and read Harlequin romance books. She and her husband loved to travel. 

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