Margaret Looney, 103, formerly of Ely, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Sienna Crest Assisted Living, Marshall, Wis. Services were held Aug. 12 at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Interment was at Rogers Grove Cemetery, Ely. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.
Survivors include her children, Patricia Bennett of Marshall, Wis. and Clark (Suzanne) Looney of Fairborn, Ohio; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil, in 1979; four brothers: Meryl, Andrew, John, and David Clark; two sister: Lois Allen and Rachel Trpkosh; and one grandchild.
Margaret was born Feb. 23, 1908, in Ely to John and Elizabeth (Neiderhisar) Clark. She married Cecil Looney on Feb. 15, 1930. Education was very important to her. She graduated from Coe College with a teaching degree. She was employed at Collins Radio for many years. She was a Noble Grand in the Rebekah Lodge and a Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, Chapter II. Margaret experienced and was formed by the many changes in her life such as the Great Depression. She enjoyed playing cards.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
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