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Margaret L. “Margie” Sells, age 77, of Oquawka, Illinois; passed away at2:02 pm on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Klein Center in West Burlington,Iowa. Margie was born on March 4, 1943 in Monmouth, Illinois and is thedaughter of Chester and Ann Selma Knuth Chick. She was raised inMonmouth where she attended Immaculate Conception School and graduatedfrom Monmouth High School with the class of 1961. Margie was firstmarried to Keith Butler and later married Gary Sells on April 9, 1982 inStronghurst, Illinois. For many years she was employed at AdmiralCorporation in Galesburg, Illinois. She later tended bar at many localestablishments in Monmouth and Oquawka, Illinois. She also did housekeeping and painting for a number of people locally. Margie lastly was alongtime care giver for Ruth Bergman. Her husband and her were membersof the Eagles Clubs in Oquawka and she loved to go play Bingo.She is survived by her husband Gary of Oquawka, Illinois and twodaughters, Amy Beelman and Shane of Oquawka, and Cathy Jo Drechsler andKent of Princeton, Iowa. there are two sons, Scott Butler of Gladstone,Illinois and Mark Butler of Oquawka. There are four grandchildren alsosurviving. She is preceded in her death by her parents, a sister, Clara,her brother, Bob, daughter in law, Revonne, and her grandson, Beau.
Friends may stop by and play their respects to Margie on Thursday,January 14, 2021 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at Turnbull Funeral Home inMonmouth, Illinois. Cremation rites are then to be accorded. Her familyhas established a memorial fund for”Alzheimer’s” and donations may beleft at the funeral home. A celebration of her life is planned by herfamily at a later date. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, masks will berequired and social distancing shall be observed. To leave a remembranceor more information please visit www.turnbullfuneralhomes.com.