Margerite M. Hirshmuller (91) of Effingham


Published on August 21 2013 9:15 am


Margerite M. Hirshmuller, 91, of Effingham, IL, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2013, at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.

According to Margerite’s wishes, there will be no services held.  Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

Margerite was born on November 1, 1921, in North Bergen, NJ, the daughter of Paul M. and Eva (Janusch) Hirshmuller.  She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Effingham. She had a career in Chicago as a dental assistant.

Margerite is survived by her niece, Paulette G. Davis of Rock Falls; nephew, David (Vicky) Draves of Dieterich; great nephews, Marty Draves, Rudy Draves, Toby Draves, Jessy Draves, and Adam Firrone.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Pauline Draves and Eva Florence Davis; and a niece, Rima Firrone.