Margaret M. Wamhoff, 100, formerly of Dimmick, died peacefully on October 22, 2019 in Heritage Healthcare in Peru.
Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Saturday in St. Patrick’s Church in La Salle with Rev. Thomas Otto officiating. Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in La Salle. Visitation will be in the church on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mrs. Wamhoff was born in Arlington on October 28, 1918 to Charles and Agnes (Boyland) Klabel. She married Howard “Bill” Wamhoff in St. Patrick’s Church in Arlington on November 30, 1940. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Wamhoff enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandkids. She was very proud of her Irish heritage and loved celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.
Mrs. Wamhoff volunteered for the American Red Cross in Galesburg and in the kitchen of St. Joseph’s Grade School in Galesburg also.
Mrs. Wamhoff is survived by one son Robert (Jane) Wamhoff of La Salle; two daughters Ruth Ann (Steve) Cox of Macomb and Janice Bird of Cheyenne, WY; eight grandchildren Sarah (Jeremy) Rodda, Kristen (Jason) Grubich, John (Susan) Monroe, Craig (Blanca) Monroe, Michael (Joy) Monroe, Diane Bird, Eric Bird, and Aaron Bird; and 17 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on August 14, 1998 and son-in-law Roger Bird.
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