Margaret Cozen

Bethalto |

Margaret A. Cozen, 95, passed away at 8:38 am Sunday, September 12, 2010 at Rose Wood Care Center in Alton. 

She was born on June 3, 1915 in Madison, IL, the daughter of Martin & Anna (Petrovich) Pilcic. 

She married John G. Cozen in 1953. He preceded her in death in 2001.

Margaret was a supervisor at the Donnelly Publishing Corporation in Chicago. Later she and her husband retired to Arizona.  She moved to the Bethalto area one and half years ago to Villa Rose, which she loved.  She was of the Catholic faith, was a champion pinochle player, she enjoyed bowling, bingo and dancing.  She was a very generous person always thinking of others and loved spending time with children and animals.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, John & Nick Pilcic and two sisters, Mary Pilcic and Cornelia Thebeau.

A memorial visitation will be from 6:00 pm until services at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 17, 2010 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Father Shawn Monahan O.M.V. officiating.

An online condolence and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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