Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

October 19, 2013

Margaret Ragan

Margaret (Willenborg) Ragan, 62, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Heartland Health Care Center.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church with Rev. Joe Molloy celebrant. Burial will be at Mount Gilead cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home with a 3:30 p.m. vigil prayer service. In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Margaret may be made to Relay for Life or Autism Society of Illinois. Death leaves us a heartache, that no one can heal, love leaves a memory, that no one can steal. The family of Margaret Ragan is being served by Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe Street, Decatur, IL. View the online obituary, share memories, and send condolences to the family at www.moranandgoebel.com.

Margaret was born July 28, 1951, in Decatur, the daughter of Anthony and Teresa (Emmerich) Willenborg. She loved spending quality time with her family and friends. She enjoyed the outdoors and liked spending time fishing, camping, gardening and traveling. She loved baseball and was a St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Margaret leaves behind her sons, Jason (Sandy) Ragan of Decatur; Jeremy Ragan of Decatur; mother, Teresa Willenborg of Decatur; brothers, Ted (Cheryl) Willenborg of Argenta; Robert Willenborg of Decatur; Rick (Lucy) Willenborg of Decatur; Greg Willenborg of Springfield; sister, Kelly Tohill of Decatur; grandchildren, Josh, Madisyn and Milea; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.

She is preceeded in death by her father, Anthony; and her grandparents.

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