ROCK FALLS – Margaret E. Hassell, 67, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
She was born July 22, 1951, in Nashville, Tennessee, the daughter of Atwood Clifton and Margaret Ellen (Lewis) Hassell. She moved to this area with her parents as a child. She was a graduate of Rock Falls High School. Margaret had worked for more than 30 years at Exceptional Care and Training Center in Sterling. She was friendly and had a very caring soul. Margaret was a Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre fan.
Survivors include her niece, Melissa Sodaro of Rock Falls; her sister, Sally (William) Strohl of Sterling; her brother, Barry Hassell of Rock Falls; and nephews, Aaron Hassell and Byron Hassell.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A gathering of friends and family will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, with the memorial service to follow, at McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Dalmus Meeks officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.