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Margaret L. Dieterle

Published: Saturday, May 24, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Margaret L. Dieterle

DIXON – Margaret L. Dieterle, 93, of Dixon, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Dixon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

She was born April 19, 1921, in Dixon, the daughter of Paul and Agnes (Fane) Reilly. She worked for the Dixon State School and Illinois Department of Transportation for many years before her retirement. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dixon. Margaret married Charles Dieterle on May 31, 1940, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dixon. He preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 2001.

Survivors include her son, Terry Christian of Dixon; her daughter, Joan (Denny) Floto of Dixon; one grandson, Michael Wilson; one great-granddaughter, Emily Wilson; four stepgrandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Anne Lahey of Dixon and Pauline Hammond of Florida; and one brother, Robert Reilly of Arizona.

She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Rosemary Devine and Evelyn Herwig.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and the Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dixon, with the Rev. Bernard Sehr officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon. Jones Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established to St. Patrick Catholic Women’s Club.  

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