SPRINGFIELD – Margaret (Midge) E. Wilson-Miller nee: Callahan died at 5:30 a.m. Monday, June 7, 2010, at St. John’s Hospice. She was born April 26, 1923, in Chicago, Illinois to Frank and Betty Jacquet. She married Jim Wilson and he preceded her in death in 1972. She then married Ivan Miller in 1985 and he preceded her in death in 1996.
Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother.
She is survived by her son, Jamie (Diane) Wilson of Auburn, and two grandsons, Austin and Ryan Wilson.
Midge was of the Catholic faith. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a resident of Springfield since 1985 and was formerly of Thayer. She retired from DICKEY-john as a file clerk in 1985 and had previously worked for Sangamo Electric and Fiat Allis.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at Staab Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 5 p.m. A lie-in-state will be held from 10 a.m. till time of the funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 2010, at Sacred Heart Church in Virden, with Reverend Daren Zehnle officiating. Burial will be in Virden Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2211 North Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707; or to Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, 804 West Diamond, Ste: 210, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.
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