Margaret Alice Rule Curl, age 96 years, a resident of Vienna and former resident of Manteno, Illinois from 1938-2006, passed away Friday morning, December 1, 2017, at 7:45 AM at Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna.
Margaret was born April 13, 1921 near Noble (Richland County) Illinois. She was the daughter of William and Amanda (VanMatre) Rule.
On January 23, 1941, Margaret was united in marriage to Clifford Curl in Canton, Missouri. He preceded her in death in 1971.
Margaret is survived by: her daughters – Donna (Aubrey) Francis of Goreville and Melissa (Terry) Mitchell, 5 grandchildren – Tami Taylor, Angie Pritchett, JoAnne (Eric) Goins, Kyle (Shayna) Mitchell, and Katie Mitchell; and 6 great grandchildren. Margaret was anticipating the birth of her first great-great grandchild in February 2018.
In addition to her parents and husband, Margaret was preceded in death by: a son – Ronald Curl; a brother and sister-in-law as well as a sister and brother-in-law.
Margaret was a homemaker. She was a longtime member of the Manteno United Methodist Church. Margaret was an avid reader and particularly enjoyed reading mystery novels. She also enjoyed working crossword puzzles.
A memorial service will be conducted at a later date which will be announced. Inurnment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in Manteno.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674 www.americanheart.org