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Margery Lois Scheffel

Jerseyville | Wednesday, March 10 2010

Margery Lois Scheffel, 83, died at 4:40 a.m., Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at her residence with her family at her side.

She was born in Nutwood on Feb. 3, 1927 one of two children born to  Paul J. & Ruth (Bartlett) Russell.As a young lady she had worked at the International Shoe Factory in Jerseyville and at Olin in East Alton, but the majority of her time, efforts and love were showered upon her family, which was the center of her life.She married Frank B. Scheffel on Oct. 20, 1965, and they shared nearly 35 years together before his death in 1990.Surivivng are her eight children & their spouses, Ruth Ann Swarringim, Linda & James Holmes, Jack Huett, Bernard Russell Spangle and Robert Spangle all of Jerseyville, David & Brenda Spangle of Bridge City, Tx., Lisa & Fred Summers of Grafton, and Lana Scheffel of Brighton; 14 Grandchildren; 28 Great Grandchildren; 13 Great Great Grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her father & stepmother, Paul & Edith Russell; her mother & step father, Ruth & Chris Kraushaar; a daughter, Janice Tepen; a son in law, Barry Settlesand a brother, Paul J. Russell Jr.A private family visitation will take place on Friday, MarcH 12, 2012.Family & Friends are invited to a visitation from 9 a.m., Saturday until tme of funeral services at 11 a.m., at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.  Rev. Wilbur Cain will officiate.Burial will take place at the Borlin Cemetery in rural Carrollton.


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Crawford Funeral Home

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