Margie M. Crow, age 68, of Aledo, IL died Thursday, January 5, 2012 at Trinity Medical Center in Rock Island. Graveside services are 11:30 a.m., Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 10-11 a.m., Saturday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo where a memorial fund will be established. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
She was born February 27, 1943 in Aledo, IL to Everett and Betty Knox Downing. She attended Aledo Schools, obtained her GED and received her LPN at Blackhawk College. She married Jack Brasmer and later married Marion Crow in 1974. He died April 30, 1988.
Margie was employed at area nursing homes and Mercer County Hospital, retiring in 1998. She enjoyed doing puzzles, karaoke, camping, fishing and boating.
Survivors include her children: Vickie Neill, Wanda (John) Hansen and Jack Brasmer, all of New Boston, Diana (Derek) Erickson and Angela Crow, all of Aledo, 11 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, four siblings: Helen Dale and Robert (Sherry) Downing, all of Aledo, Ann (Jim) Hays of Viola and David (Kathy) Downing of New Boston, several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a grandchild, two brothers, Tom and Terry Downing.
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Saturday, January 7th, 2012, 10:00am - 11:00am, Fippinger Funeral Home
Saturday, January 7th, 2012, 11:30am