Margaret Lindsay (96) formerly of Effingham

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Published on November 12 2012 2:38 pm

Margaret M. Lindsay, 96, formerly of Effingham, Illinois passed away at 11:40 p.m., Friday, November 9, 2012 at Sunny Hill Nursing Home in Joliet.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 14 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Effingham with burial in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Wednesday at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham. Memorials may be made to donor’s choice. www.bauerfh.com

Margaret was born May 3, 1916 in Effingham, the daughter of Anthony and Clara (Having) Koester. She married Harry J. Lindsay and he preceded her in death in 1961. Margaret was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Effingham. She was a homemaker and also helped in the office at Lindsay TV Sales and Service in Effingham.

Margaret is survived by her two sons, Ronald (wife Betty) of Shorewood and Larry of Chicago; two brothers, Jim (wife Janet) Koester of Teutopolis and Don Koester of Effingham; sister, Florence (husband Art) Michels of Wheeler; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Margaret is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry; four brothers, Ralph, Ray, Norbert and Walt Koester and one sister, Sidonna Lau.