Bloomington - Marjorie ‘Marge' J. Watkins, 78, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Her graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018 at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Bloomington with Fr. Michael Kwane officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.
Marge was born on August 16, 1939 in Funks Grove, Illinois, a daughter to Susia Pearl Horath and Clemons Lee Hawkey.
She worked for Lehn and Fink in Lincoln, Illinois, for over 30 years.
Surviving are her sons, Dan (Tonya Harrison) Watkins of Bloomington and Brian (Tracy) Watkins of Lincoln; siblings, Charlene Wilkins of Shirley, Shirley Funk of Heyworth, Beverly Sellberg of Bloomington, Russell Hawkey of Bloomington, Patricia (Duane) Buck of Lawrence, Kansas, Robert (Shirley) Hawkey of Heyworth and Brinda (Perry Jim) Hardin of Downs; grandsons, Brian (Jenny) Watkins of Allen, Texas, Bryant (Kristen Adams) Watkins of Lubbock, Texas, Caleb and Triston Watkins of Bloomington and Bryce Watkins of Lincoln; four great grandsons, four step great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Alfred Hawkey; sister, Linda Roland; grandson, Brock Watkins and infant granddaughter, Danielle Watkins.
Marge loved her family and was concerned about their well being up to the very end.
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