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Margaret D. Ayres

Published: Monday, March 3, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 11:42 a.m. CDT

MORRISON – Margaret D. Ayres, 81, of Morrison, formerly of Sterling, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Four Seasons Living Center in Morrison.

Margaret was born on Sept. 8, 1932, in Sterling, the daughter of John H. and Velma V. (Boyer) Mayberry. She was employed by Farm & Fleet in Sterling for 30 years, as a sales associate and then an assistant manager.

She is survived by two daughters, Janice Ayres of Oceanside, Calif., and Irene (Philip) Bramm of Morrison; one son, Richard Ayres of Morrison; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lois Surratt of Rock Falls.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation rites will be accorded, and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

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