Margaret Ann Storm

February 12, 1932 ~ October 7, 2020 (age 88)


Margaret Ann "Marge" Storm, 88, of rural Washburn, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at UnityPoint Methodist Hospital in Peoria, IL. She was born on February 12, 1932, in LaRose, IL to the late Henry and Margaret (Schumacher) Athaus. Margaret married Clyde Storm on March 12, 1961 in LaRose, IL at Trinity Lutheran Church. She is preceded in death by her husband Clyde Storm and brother, Richard Althaus and his wife Josephine.
Marge is survived by her two sons, Mitchell Storm of Henry, Michael (Andrea) Storm of Washburn; two granddaughters, Michelle Storm of Peoria and Melissa (Jacob) Meischner of Chillicothe; and her grand dog Laci.
Marge attended LaRose High School and graduated from Valparaiso University with an Associate's Degree. She then returned to LaRose to work in her father's store. Upon her marriage to Clyde, she became a housewife/farm wife working on the farm for many years, working for Lynn L. Banta Grain and raising her children. After her children were grown Marge became the Multi Township Assesor in Marshall County and then worked as a caretaker for others. Her final job was taking care of her grand dog Laci. .
Marge was faithful to Trinity Lutheran Church. She was baptized, confirmed and married in the Church. She was active In Ladies Aide and was the Church Treasurer for many years.
Marge will always be remembered as a loving person who loved her children and adored her grandchildren. She had a warm and loving heart, infectious smile and always full of laughter.
A funeral service for Marge will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon. Kelley Larimer will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Lacon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Marshall Stark Woodford Projects or the Lacon ARK.
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OCT 13. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

OCT 13. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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