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Eva “Margery” McDonald

March 2, 1925 - August 13, 2022

Eva “Margery” McDonald, 97, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at her home. She was born on March 2, 1925, in Waverly, the daughter of Cephas and Edith (Sims) Turner. She married Colonel Joy McDonald on May 22, 1944 and he preceded her in death on May 31, 2003.

She is also preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Maxine Hartsook.

Survivors include her son, James E. McDonald of Springfield; daughter-in-law, Lynn McDonald of Springfield; brother-in-law, Harold Hartsook; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

As an Army wife, Margery lived in Japan, Germany and various states in the US. She has been a resident of Springfield since 1977. She provided for her family as a homemaker. Margery was an active member of South Side Christian Church and worked as a volunteer at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield.

Visitation: 10 – 11:30 am, Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service: 11:30 am, Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Brooks Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to South Side Christian Church.

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Time: 11:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to South Side Christian Church.


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