Margaret Papenhause

April 26, 1936 ~ September 27, 2021 (age 85)


Margaret Ann Papenhause, 85, of Tremont, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021 at her home.

She was born April 26, 1936 in Delavan to Wendell and Annette Selk Rademaker.  She married Alvin Papenhause on April 27, 1957 in Delavan, and he passed away March 9, 2015.

Surviving are her children, Susan (Mark) Hoke of Macomb, Brenda (Michael) Underwood of Morton, Michael (Susie) Papenhause of East Peoria, Donna (Chuck) Underwood of Pekin, John (Mary) Papenhause and David (Christine) Papenhause, both of Tremont; 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; one brother, Charles (Wanda) Rademaker of Pekin; two sisters, Diane Goodwin of Minnesota, and Jean (Earnie) Jeckel of Emden.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one granddaughter.

Margaret was a homemaker and of the Catholic Faith.

She enjoyed bowling and reading.

Her funeral will be at 11:00 am Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Tremont. A visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorials may be made to OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois.



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