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Margaret I. Van Buskirk

Published: Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:00 p.m. CDT

Margaret I. Van Buskirk, 89, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at Oregon Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Oregon. 

Margaret was born July 12, 1924 in Almont, Iowa, the daughter of William and Anna (Cone) Miller.

She married Henry G. Van Buskirk on June 29, 1940 in Clinton, Iowa.  Margaret was a very loving wife and mother.

She is survived by her five sons, James Van Buskirk, Kenneth (Delores) Van Buskirk, Donald Van Buskirk, David VanBuskirk, Jack (Annette) Van Buskirk; four daughters, Linda (Mike) Conway, Sharon Shockey, Pamela (Rich) Personette, and Karen (John) Bartman; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry Sr.; and brother, Henry Jr. Finch Funeral Home, 405 East Hitt St., Mt. Morris, is assisting the family with service arraignments. Prayer services will be at a later date. 

Thanks for all the thoughts, prayers, kindness with our mother’s illness.

A special thanks to all the folks at Oregon Rehab and Healthcare Center and Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon.

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