Margaret was born on October 22, 1938 in Johnson County, IL, to John and Marjorie (Grimes) Thomas. She married Edward Treat on May 14, 1955 in Vienna, IL. He survives.
Margaret attended First Apostolic Church. She formerly owned and operated grocery stores with her husband. Margaret was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.
Other survivors include her children: Stanley and Mary Treat of Ozark; Rhonda and Bob Moore of Kansas City, MO; Kim and Doug Keim of Tunnel Hill; and, Tammy and Scott Patterson of Goreville.
She is also survived by her grandchildren, Shawn Rogowski, Ryan and Rachel Moore, Justin and Myra Rogowski, Andrew and Rachelle Keim, Brandon and Emilie Rogowski, Brittany and Jason Robertson, Erik and Hailee Moore, Kyle Patterson and Garrett Patterson, and 14 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Thomas and biological mother Marjorie Grimes; brother, John Franklin Thomas; brother and sister in law, Allen Burke and Karen Thomas; son in law, David Rogowski and infant grandchildren, David Rogowski, Jr and Ashlee Moore.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at Blue Funeral Home in Marion, with Rev. R.G. Walls officiating. Entombment followed at Wise-Robinson Cemetery in Ozark.