The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

October 10, 2013

Margaret Mariage


DANVILLE — Margaret Mariage, 75, of Danville, went to be with the Lord at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at her home.

Margaret was born Dec. 6, 1937, in Catlin, the daughter of Ronald and Margaret (Richards) Puzey.

She married Lawrence Mariage on Oct. 19, 1963, in Danville. He survives.

Margaret also is survived by two daughters, Michelle Mariage and Diann Mariage, both of Chicago; one son, Matthew (Caroline) Potter, of Chicago; six grandchildren; and two sisters, Rosemary (Glenn) White of Catlin, and Ronna (Larry) Roberts of Fithian. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Melanie; and three sisters, Marilyn Potter, Judy Knight and Jean Prillaman.

Margaret was a dedicated wife and loving mother. She was always willing to listen and accepted everyone. Margaret enjoyed spending time in her flower gardens and was an avid bird watcher. She loved animals, especially her two cats, Missy and Wheezy. She has been a member of First Baptist Church for 40 years.

A celebration of Margaret’s life will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville, with Pastor Paul Rebert officiating. A visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park.

Memorials can be made in Margaret’s name to Carle Clinic Oncology of Danville. Please join Margaret’s family in sharing memories of her life through her Tribute Wall at

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