Margaret Adeline Straub

(Aug. 15, 1924 - June 1, 2019)


Margaret Adeline Straub, 94, of Powell passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

She was born Aug. 15, 1924, in Carlinville, Illinois, the youngest daughter of Leonard and Flora Dooley.

She was educated in the Carlinville public schools and graduated from Carlinville High School in 1942. She married Lynn Straub on June 19, 1945, moving to Powell in October, 1948.

In Powell she worked at Moyers Drug Store, Bonners Variety Store, and was employed at Montgomery Wards Catalog store for 25 years, being the manager for the last seven years before retiring in 1981.

Preceding her in death were her sister Retha Louise Badman, brother Donald Joseph Dooley and nephew Robert Lee Eppinger, Sr.

She is survived by nephew Walter Charles Eppinger of Gillespie, Illinois; nieces Jo Ellen Hall of Bethalto, Illinois, Linda Corso and Marilyn Hamblin of Litchfield, Illinois; along with many great nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 675 Ave. D. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Powell.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to a charity of your choice or to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.