1936 Margaret 2016

Margaret Curry

October 19, 1936 — October 12, 2016

Downs - Margaret L. Curry, 79, of Downs, passed away at 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at her residence in Downs.

Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Thomas Wirsing officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8:00 p.m. on Friday at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington and from 10-11:00 a.m. on Saturday prior to the service at the church.

Interment will be at Hopewell Cemetery in Downs. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Foundation or Trinity Lutheran School in Bloomington.

Margaret was born on October 19, 1936 in Bloomington, a daughter to Ewald and Irene Buhl Kettner. She married Raymond W. Curry on March 18, 1955 in Bloomington.

Surviving is her husband, Raymond Curry of Downs; her children, Kenneth (Eileen) Curry of Rockhill, SC, David Curry of Chatsworth, Jeff (Kathy) Curry of Downs, Lynda (Bob) Robbins of LeRoy and Brenda (Jon) Barcus of Downs; seventeen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren; adopted family, Ban (Bach) Bui of Texas and Don Pham of CA; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren; sisters in-law, Karol Bowser of Michigan and Sharon Kettner of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Carl, Wayne and Harry and adopted daughter, Tina.

Margaret graduated from Downs High School. She was employed at State Farm, Beer Nuts (Shirk Products), Red Wing Shoes and Illinois Wesleyan University for many years.

She battled Multiple Sclerosis for 40 years. Margaret loved to be outdoors and go to all family sporting events. She was an avid ISU Redbird basketball fan and St. Louis Cardinal fan.

Margaret was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and volunteered at the church, ladies aide and home extension for over 37 years.

A special thank you to Synergy and the hospice staff. A personal thank you to Belinda for all her extra care that she gave Margaret.

Online condolences and memories of Margaret may be left for the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.


OCT 14. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home
1104 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701


OCT 15. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Trinity Lutheran Church
801 S. Madison
Bloomington, IL 61701

Funeral Service

OCT 15. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Trinity Lutheran Church
801 S. Madison
Bloomington, IL 61701

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