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Margret Dunnington

August 16, 1924 — November 30, 2015

EUREKA- Margaret S. Dunnington, 91, of Eureka passed away at 9:11 PM on Monday November 30, 2015 at Advocate Eureka Hospital in Eureka.

She was born in Peoria on August 16, 1924 a daughter of the late William and Louise Stonner Fritz.

She married William C. Dunnington in Peoria on April 23, 1950. He preceded her in death in 1993.

Surviving are her 2 daughters, Pam (Douglas) Wilbur of Metamora; Sande (Tom) Purcell of Pawleys Island, SC; 4 grandchildren, Michelle (Jeff) Greer of Pekin; Daniel (Amy) Wilbur of Metamora; Jeff (Trisha) Purcell of Bloomington; Mark (Kristine) Purcell of Annapolis, MD; and 6 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 1 sister and 1 brother.

Margret was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eureka. She was also book keeper for Ruesch Electric Company in Peoria for many years.

Visitation will be on Friday December 4, 2015 at 10 AM at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Funeral service will follow at 11 AM with Rev. Joe Burns officiating and burial will be in Olio Twp. Cemetery in Eureka. Memorials may be made to Our Redeemer Church Ladies.

Online condolences may be directed to her family at


DEC 4. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Funeral service

DEC 4. 11:00 AM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530

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