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Margaret Stahler

October 9, 1936 — January 19, 2021

Margaret Stahler

Margaret Ann Stahler

Age 84, a resident of Heritage Health in Dwight and formerly of Watseka, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

Born October 9, 1936 in Granville, Illinois, Margaret Ann was a daughter of Charles and Mary (Gordon) Talty. She was raised in Coal City and graduated from Coal City High School. On April 19, 1958 Margaret married Frank Joseph Stahler, Jr. and together they raised three children.

Margaret was a member of St. Edmund Catholic Church in Watseka, and was a member of the Grandmothers Club, as well the the Royal Neighbors, Farm Bureau and Rural Letter Carriers Association. She greatly enjoyed traveling, having visited all 50 states, and she enjoyed playing bingo. Margaret was also a great collector and took pleasure in going to yard sales.

Survivors include her three children: William (Betsy) Stahler of Coal City, Teresa Stahler of Bradley and David (Julie) Stahler of Bartlett; seven grandchildren: Mary (Sam) Spurney of Kohler, Wisconsin, James (Cassie) Stahler of Cambridge, Illinois, Andrew LaReau of Chicago, Melissa LaReau of Bradley, Illinois and Rebecca Stahler, Joseph Stahler and Stephen Stahler, all of Bartlett; two great grandchildren: Lena Spurney and Theodore Stahler, and one sister-in-law, Helen Talty of Coal City, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; husband Frank (1999), brothers: James Talty, Thomas Talty and William Talty, and one sister, Patricia at birth.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, 215 South Kankakee Street in Coal City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with Reverend Raed Bader presiding.

Those wishing to participate in the funeral services virtually, are welcome to watch the live-streamed service beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, January 23, 2021. A link for the event will be available on Margaret’s memorial page.

Burial will be in Saint Patrick Cemetery in Ransom, where Margaret will be laid to rest with her late husband. Her grandchildren will act as pallbearers.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Margaret’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto:

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City. 815/634-2125

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