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Margaretha "Marge" Holcomb

May 2, 1932 May 24, 2019
Margaretha "Marge" Holcomb
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MARGARETHA “Marge” M. Holcomb, 87, of Albany, IL, died Friday, May 24, 2019, at her home.

Her funeral service will be 10:30 AM Thursday, May 30, 2019, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with Mr. Ken Renkes officiating. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be at Lusk Memorial Cemetery in Albany. A memorial has been established by the family.

Marge was born May 2, 1932, in Clinton, IA, to Raymond L. and Ida Mae (McCue) Gideonsen. She was educated in the Clinton Grade Schools and was a graduate of Clinton High School. Marge married Frank F. Holcomb on August 15, 1951, in Wichita Falls, TX. He died May 18, 1997. Marge was employed by Rich Toy Factory and Bennett Box Factory in Clinton, IA and the former Holcomb’s Lunch which became Julie’s Café in Albany, IL. She then owned and operated, along with her husband Frank, Frank’s Garbage and Disposal Service and Wonder Barn Antique and Collectables. Marge also babysat for a lot of Albany children. She was a 4-H leader in Albany for 5 years and a member of the Albany PTA. Marge enjoyed bowling with her husband Frank and enjoyed country line dancing. She enjoyed sewing, altering many items of clothing for the young children of Albany. She collected elephants, gnomes, and Looney Toon Tasmanian Devils.

Survivors include four daughters, Christine Griser of Albany, Cynthia Holcomb of Albany, Katherine Holcomb of Cordova, IL, and Karren Hanson of Albany; three sons, Raymond (Brenda) Holcomb of Warner Robins, GA, David (Micki) Holcomb of Albany, and James (Michelle) Holcomb of Morrison, IL; seventeen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; one nephew, Jay Gideonsen; and four sisters-in-law, Patricia (Wayne) Anglese, Nancy Bielema, and Celia Huizenga all of Albany and Bonnie Holcomb of Erie, IL; one brother-in-law, Jack Holcomb of Albany.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank; and one brother, Ray Gideonsen.


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Visitation

Wednesday

29

May

3:00 PM 5/29/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/29/2019 7:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

30

May

10:30 AM 5/30/2019 10:30:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States
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